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Alexander Kotov vs Vladimir Alatortsev
USSR Championship (1945), Moscow URS, rd 5, Jun-07
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. O'Kelly Variation (E26)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Here black could win.

Analysis by Stockfish 171221:

1. -+ (-6.92): 53...g5 54.Qg8+ Rc8 55.Qd5 g4 56.c6 g3+ 57.Rxg3 Qxc6 58.Qe6 Rb6 59.Qa2 a4 60.Ra3 Ra6 61.Qe6 Qxd6 62.Qxd6+ Rxd6 63.Rxa4 Rd2 64.Ra3 Rg8 65.Rg3 Rh8 66.Rg6 Rc2 67.Rxf6 Kc7 68.h4 Rg8 69.Rc6+ Kxc6 70.Kg1

2. -+ (-6.06): 53...Ka7 54.h4 Rb4 55.Rd3 Rb8 56.Rc3 Rbc8 57.Kg1 a4 58.Kh2 Ra6 59.h5 Qc6 60.Qf7+ Ka8 61.Qxg7 a3 62.Qxf6 a2 63.Rc1 a1Q 64.Rxa1 Rxa1 65.Qxe5 Rd1 66.h6 Qb7 67.Qe6 Rd4 68.Qa2+ Kb8 69.c6 Rxc6 70.Qg8+ Rc8

Later black dropped it's advantage and after 74 moves position was as follows

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Here white could win by very instructive way

75. Qf3 Rf5 76. Qa3 Rfd5 77. g4 Rc4 78. Qe7+ Kb8 79. Qf8+ Kc7 80. Qg7+ Rd7 81. Qe5+ Kd8 82. Qg5+ Kc7 83. Qa5+ Kd6 84. Kh3 Rdc7 85. h5 Rc1 86. Qb4+ Ke6 87. Qe4+ Kf6 88. Kh4 R7c4 89. Qd5 Kg7 90. Qe5+ Kh7 91. Qe7+ Kh6 92. Qb7 Rc7 93. g5+ Kh7 94. Qe4+ Kh8 95. Qd4+ Kg8 96. Qd5+ Kf8 97. h6 Ke8 98. Qg8+ Ke7 99. h7 Rh1+ 100. Kg4 Rcc1 101. h8=Q Rxh8 102. Qxh8 Rg1+ 103. Kf4 Rf1+ 104. Ke3 Re1+ 105. Kd2 Re6 106. Qh7+ Ke8 107. g6 Rd6+ 108. Kc3 Rc6+ 109. Kb4 Rb6+ 110. Kc5 Rb1 111. Qf7+ Kd8 112. Qf4 Ra1 113. g7 Rg1 114. Qd4+ Kc8 115. Qxg1 Kc7 116. g8=Q Kb7 117. Qh7+ Kb8 118. Qgg8# Lomonosov TB7

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