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Rashid Nezhmetdinov vs Vladimir Antoshin
"So Close Yet So Far" (game of the day Jun-09-2022)
Chigorin Memorial (1964), Sochi URS, rd 12, Sep-??
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  0-1

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Feb-17-21  Ned Merrill: This was Nezhmetdinov's only chance for an GM norm and title, and he lost it with the move 31 Bb7 instead of Ba8, which was his only chance to win. Agadmator has an interesting discussion of Nez's predicament on his YouTube site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ne_...
Jun-09-22
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  al wazir: 32. Qc6+ Kb8 33. Ba6 Qg7 (34...Rh7 34. Nxf8 Rxf8 35. Qd6+ Rc7 36. Qxf8+) 34. Nxh8 Bd6 35. Ng6 Qc7 36. Qxc7+ Kxc7 37. Rxe6 Ng7 38. Re2 looks better for white.
Jun-09-22  Cheapo by the Dozen: When somebody seems to have resigned on his own move, and the move count is in the low 40s, I presume that final move was sealed.
Jun-09-22
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  Honza Cervenka: 33.Rxe6 could still keep white in the game, though 33...Nxg3! 34.Qf7+ (34.fxg3 Qd4+ ∓) 34...Kb8 35.Re8 Rxe8 36.Qxe8+ Kxb7 37.Qxd7+ leads just to a draw by perpetual. After 33.Ba8? Rd6! black is already in full control of the game.

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