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Sergei Tiviakov vs Georgy Timoshenko
URS-ch U26 (1991), Kherson
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Wormald Attack (C77)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  g15713: E. 1.0
Black to move at 47

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Stockfish gives the following analysis after 25-minute evaluation

1) =0.00 (66 ply) 47...Kh6 48.Ree6 Rxd5 49.Rxg6+ Kh7 50.Rh6+ Kg8 51.Rag6+ Kf7 52.Rb6 Rff5 53.g4 Rg5 54.Kh4 Rg7 55.Rb7+ Kg8 56.Rb8+ Kf7 57.Rb7+

2) =0.00 (65 ply) 47...Rf5 48.Ree6 Kh6 49.Rxg6+ Kh7 50.Rge6 Rh5+ 51.Kg2 Rd2+ 52.Kf3 Rhxd5 53.Re7+ Kh8 54.Rh6+ Kg8 55.Rg6+ Kf8 56.Reg7 Rd8 57.Kg4 R2d7 58.Rg8+ Kf7 59.Rxd8 Rxd8

Game continued:
47...Rf5 48. Ree6

Critical position for Black to choose either 48...Rfxd5 or Kh6

If 48...Kh6! 49. Rxg6+ Kh7 50. Rge6 Rh5+ 51. Kg2 Rd2+ 52. Kf3 Rhxd5

Syzygy says this position is a draw

Black chose 48...Rfxd5? but after 49. Rxg6+

Syzygy says this position is a win for White

Game continued:
49. Rxg6+ Kh5 50. Rh6+ Kg5 51. Rag6+ Kf5 52. Kh4 Rd8 53. g4+

E. 1.1

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Black's king will be cutoff from the action

Game continued:
53...Ke4 54. Re6+ Kd5

E. 1.2

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White should play 55. Re1 to win quickly

Game continued:
55.Ref6 Rd1 56.Kg5 Rg1 57.Rhg6 Re8 58.Rf5+ Ke4 59.Rf4+ Ke3 60.Rgf6 Rg8+ 61.Kf5 Rg2 62.Re6+ Kd3 63.Rd6+ Kc3 64.Rg6 Rc8 65.Rf3+ Kd2 66.Ra3 Rg1 67.Kg5 Rb8 68.Rh3 Ke2 69.Rg7 Ra8 70.Rg6 Rd8 71.Ra3 Kd2 72.Rf3 Ke2 73.Rf5 Kd3 1/2-1/2

E. 1.3
Final position is a win for White
(perhaps White gave up trying to win because of 50 move rule?)


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