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Ljubomir Ljubojevic vs Gentaro Gonda
Skopje Olympiad qual-2 (1972), Skopje YUG, rd 5, Sep-23
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Szen Variation (B44)  ·  1-0



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Apr-10-13  zev22407: Great Attack by Ljubojevic
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  fredthebear: The sacrifice 18.Nd5! could have been captured by four different Black units. White does a fine job of unraveling the position after that, maintaining the initiative until game's end. Masterful performance by Ljubomir Ljubojevic!!
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  whiteshark: <The sacrifice 18.Nd5! ...>

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Black to move

1) +0.20 (25 ply) <18...exd5 19.exd5 Bxd5 20.cxd5 Nxd5> 21.Qf3 Bf6 22.Nc4 Qc5 23.Ne3 Nc3 24.Bxc3 Bxc3 25.Bc4 Nc6 26.Bxf7+ Kh8 27.Qh3 Rf8 28.Bc4 Rae8 29.Nd5 Ne5 30.Nxc3 bxc3 31.Rxc3 Nxc4 32.bxc4 Qa5 33.Rc2 Kg8

2) +1.11 (25 ply) 18...Bxd5 19.exd5 exd5 20.Bf3 Re8 21.Rce1 Qd8 22.Qg5 Rc8 23.Bxd5 Nc6 24.Bxc6 Rxc6 25.Ne4 h6 26.Qd2 d5 27.Nxf6+ Bxf6 28.Bxf6 Rxf6 29.Qxd5 Rg6 30.Rxe8+ Qxe8 31.g3 Qe2

3) +1.69 (25 ply) 18...Nc8 19.Nxf6+ Bxf6 20.Bxf6 gxf6 21.c5 Qc7 22.Qg3+ Kh8 23.cxd6 Qxd6 24.Qh4 Qe7 25.Rxc6 Rxd2 26.Rc7 Qxc7 27.Qxf6+ Kg8 28.Qg5+ Kf8 29.Qxd2 Ne7 30.g3 a5 31.Rc1 Qb6 32.Kg2 Rc8 33.Qh6+ Kg8 34.Qg5+ Kf8 35.Rxc8+ Nxc8 36.Qe5 Nd6 37.Qh8+ Ke7 38.Qxh7 Kd7

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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