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Alexander Kotov vs Semyon Furman
USSR Championship (1949), Moscow URS, rd 7, Oct-26
English Opening: Symmetrical. Fianchetto Variation (A34)  ·  1-0

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Sep-12-18  cwcarlson: 25...♖ac8? 26.♗e5 fe 27.♕h5 ♖e6 28.♖g6 +-; 25...♗g7 26.♕f1 ± Houdini.
Feb-28-21  vdemian: 5... Nc7 would have been the right choice to be able to setup a proper Maroczi-Bind position
Feb-28-21
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  OhioChessFan: 5...Nb4 turned out to be a wasted tempo.
Feb-28-21  RandomVisitor: 5...Nc7, 9...Be6, 12...Rb8, 18...Qe8, 19...g5 were all much better moves.

20.Rh3, 21.Nxe5 were missed opportunities for white.

28...Rf8 or 28...Ng6 and black is even

Feb-28-21  RandomVisitor: 5...Nc7, 9...Be6, 12...Rb8, 18...Qe8, 19...g5 were all much better moves.

20.Rh3, 21.Nxe5 were missed opportunities for white.

28...Rf8 or 28...Ng6 and black is even:


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50/58 14:12 0.00 28...Ng6 29.Rag1 Rf8 30.Be3 f5 31.Rg5 fxe4 32.Qg2 Bf3 33.Nxf3 exf3 34.Qg3 Nf5 35.Qh3 f2 36.Bxf2 Nf4 37.Qf3 Bxc3 38.Bxb7 Rcd8

50/63 14:12 0.00 28...Rf8 29.Rag1 Ng6 30.Be3 f5 31.Rg5 fxe4 32.Qg2 Bf3 33.Nxf3 exf3 34.Qg3 Nf5 35.Qh3 f2 36.Bxf2 Nf4 37.Qf3 Bxc3 38.Bxb7 Rcd8

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