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Ivan Ivanisevic vs Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu
European Championship (2003), Silivri TUR, rd 3, Jun-01
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Variation (E32)  ·  0-1

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Jun-09-03  bishop: The finish is a mate in 5.
Jun-09-03  bishop: I take that back. It's mate in 3
Jun-09-03  crafty: 28. ♔d1 ♘e3+ 29. ♔e1 ♘f4 30. bxa7 ♘fg2#   (eval -Mat03; depth 14 ply; 10M nodes)
Jun-18-03  rodolpheb: 30... Nd3# is pretty, yet ;-) (even if 30.Rg1)
Dec-20-03  ondrej: Very nice
Jul-12-05  mymt: Have I got this right?
[a]28.Kf1 Ne3+ 29.Kg1 Rg2#
[b]28.Kd1 Ne3+ 29.Ke1 Nf4 30.bxa7 Re2# or...Nfg2# or...Nd3# which everway you look @ it its not bad!
Apr-07-06  TylerD: Black s 13th and 14th moves are really impressive, intuitional stuff! N is a player to follow in the future!
And right now he is playing a match against Topalov. I hope he wins it (against all odds, I realize) so that his name will be more frequently seen in days to come. I´ve seen him quoted, comparing his own games to those of Tal´s. Anyone has the details on that?
Jan-10-10  computer chess guy: computer chess guy: It looks like White went wrong with 17. exf5. There were several reasonable alternatives:

Analysis by Rybka 3 32-bit (depth 17):

1. = (0.15): 17.Rg1 fxe4 18.Qxe4 Ngf4 19.Bxf4 Nxf4 20.Kd2 Bf5 21.Qe3 Qc7 22.Ba2 Nxe2 23.Kxe2 Rf7 24.g4 Bd7 25.a4 Raf8 26.Raf1 Qa5 27.Bb3 Rf4 28.Bc2 Rc8

2. = (0.13): 17.Bd3 f4 18.gxf4 exf4 19.Nd4 Ne5 20.Rg1 Kh8 21.0-0-0 h6 22.Be7 Re8

3. = (0.00): 17.a4 f4 18.g4 Ng3 19.Rh2

Mar-31-17
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  Richard Taylor: It is mate in 3 no need for a computer. Wherever the K moves there is a check on e3 then Black plays Ne5 and there is mate either on f3 or d3.

Nf4 also forces mate. When I saw that above I got paranoid and checked it but it is also mate with Ne5. That position without the other N is a drawing position quite well known. So if Black wanted to come second (possibly to split the money) he could forgo the mate and force a draw....

Oct-12-21
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  plang: In Capablanca's win over Ragozin at Moscow 1935 Black had played 13..Nd7; 13..Ng6 was new. Somewhat similar to the Samisch Kings Indian White falls behind in development while building an imposing center risking a sacrificial attack by Black destroying the center and creating a dangerous counterattack as happens here. Perhaps White should have tried 17 Bd3..f4 18 gxf..Ngxf4 19 Bxf4..Nxf4 with Black having compensation for the pawns. 18 Qb3 would have been a tougher defense. 20..Bg4! 21 Rg1..Qxd4 would have been stronger - winning for Black. 27 b6? blundered into a very pretty mate; necessary was 27 Kd1..Rf2 28 b6..e3 29 Ra3 (29 bxa..Nd3 30 a8(Q)+..Nf8 and Black mates) 29..axb 30 axb..Ne5 31 Rxe3..Rb2 and Black should win the ending.

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