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Vladimir Bagirov vs Frank Arthur Crowl
Australian Championship (1960), Adelaide AUS, rd 15, Oct-22
Benoni Defense: Old Benoni (A43)  ·  1-0



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  GrahamClayton: Bagirov played "hors concours" in the 1960 Australian Championship at Adelaide, finishing 2nd behind Yuri Averbakh with a score of 12/15

Source: Anthony Wright "Australian Chess - 1949 to 1960", Melbourne 2004

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  sea7kenp: After 24 ... Kd7, 25 Qc6+, followed by 26 Ne6. I don't like Black's Position.
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  keypusher: <sea7kenp: After 24 ... Kd7, 25 Qc6+, followed by 26 Ne6. I don't like Black's Position.>

If 25....Kc8, 26.Ne6 certainly wins, but 26.Ra1 forces mate immediately.

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Incidentally, at this point (after 11....Nf6) SF scores the position about +5.5.

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