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Laszlo Perecz vs Miklos Hever
"Perecz-Stroika" (game of the day Jul-23-2009)
Hungary (1974)
Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack. Unzicker Attack (B09)  ·  1-0



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  TheAlchemist: A great game by White. The Rook is immune in view of Rf1 mate.
Oct-06-07  syracrophy: 24...♖xd8 25.♖f1+ ♔e8 26.♗g6#
Jul-23-09  AugustAle: Pirc-fect Unzicker
Jul-23-09  lzromeu: why black moves 17...kg7? why not Ke7? to protect the rook...
Jul-23-09  mertangili: <Izromeu> if 17...Ke7 18. Bxg5+ Kd7 19. Rxd8+ Kc7 20. exd6+ Kc6 21. Rxc8+ and black is devastated.
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  whiteshark: And here is how <Perecz-Stroika> ended: L Perecz vs Nunn, 1979
Jul-23-09  Dr. Funkenstein: white spoke freely about the need to destroy black's castled position with a terrific attack
Jul-23-09  sonsurvivor: 18...Nc6! Rxd6 Nxe5 Bxe6 Re7 Bb3 Ac4+ + -
Jul-23-09  DiscoJew:
Crisp attack.
Jul-23-09  randomsac: Nice way of weaving a mating net. Ouch!
Jul-23-09  atahualpa yupanqui: I calculate all by myself so I can be wrong but my continuation will be

24:Rc4 25:g3 25:Rd4+ 26:Ke3 26:Bb5 and if 27: Kxd4 then 27:Nc6 forking king and rook (after rook passed away black also treat to take the dark bishop with his king

as I said I calculate that by myself and my rating should not be over 600 so...

Jul-23-09  gofer: 18... Nc6! 19 Rxd6 Nxe5 20 Bxe6 (suicide) Re7 21 Bb3 Nc4+ is a win for black

18... Nc6! 19 Rxd6 Nxe5 20 Bb3... and it all looks like a draw to me ...

18... Nc6! 19 Rxc8 Rxc8 20 Bxe6 Re8 21 Bxf7 Kxf7 22 bxc3 Rxe5 23 Kf2 and it still looks like a draw to me ...

I think white was lucky!

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  kevin86: What a game! There are more white pieces in the enemy camp than there are black pieces-active ones,anyway
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  fm avari viraf: I must admit that this is a superb game! A thrilling battle fought elegantly till the mission accomplished.
Jul-23-09  wanabe2000: Nice history <whiteshark> of this specific opening. Thank you.
Jul-23-09  SirChrislov: Black loses because he didn't mobilize all his pieces. on the other hand, all of wht's forces join in the attack. when you're blk, you can't afford to go undeveloped, especially with such a pasive defence. end of story.
Jul-23-09  SirChrislov: Like GM Eduard Gufeld would say in his countless lectures,

First you develop, then you put the baby in his crib(castle your king) and once the rooks are mobilized, then you make a phone call to the chief and say:

'Commander, the troops are ready for battle!'.

When analizing our games, he'd always say: wht/blk lost because he attacked prematurely, without first completing development.

Jul-23-09  WhiteRook48: I don't get 17...Kg7
Jul-23-09  gofer: I now see <whiteshark>'s post! So white was lucky! The opening is flawed after 18 Rxd8, but maybe there is something better for white before this...? But I would recon that Mr Nunn had done his homework and the whole opening is leading to problems for white... ...which is why he was so keen to follow the same route!

Like taking candy from a baby...


Jul-24-09  SirChrislov: <WhiteRook48: I don't get 17...Kg7>

What's not to get?
If 17...Ke7?? 18.Bxg5+ Kd7 19. Rxd8+ Kc6 or 19...Kc7 20.exd6+ and blk loses his QB.

You're welcome.

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  tpstar: Now in the street there is violence (1. e4 d6) and and a lots of work to be done (2. d4 Nf6)/No place to hang out the washing (3. Nc3 g6) and and I can't blame all on the sun (4. f4 Bg7)/Oh no (5. Nf3 0-0)/We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue (6. e5 Nfd7), and then we'll take it higher (7. h4 c5)/Oh! We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue (8. h5 cxd4), and then we'll take it higher (9. hxg6)/Workin' so hard like a soldier [9. Qxd4 dxe5 10. Qf2 exf4 11. hxg6 fxg6 12. Qh4 =], can't afford a thing on TV (9 ... dxc3) [ ]/Deep in my heart I am warrior (10. gxf7+ Rxf7), can't get food for The Kid (11. Bc4 e6)/Good God (12. Ng5)/We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue [12. b3 Nf8 13. Ng5 Rf5 ], and then we'll take it higher (12 ... Nxe5)/Ho! We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue [12 ... cxb2 13. Bxb2 Qa5+ 14. Ke2 Qb4 ], and then we'll take it higher (13. Qh5 h6)/Oh no (14. fxe5 hxg5), oh no (15. Qh7+ Kf8)/Who is to blame in one country (16. Qh8+ Bxh8), never can get to the one (17. Rxh8+ Kg7)/Dealin' in multiplication (18. Rxd8 Rc7), and they still can't feed everyone [18 ... Nc6!? 19. Rxd6 Nxe5 ]/Oh no (19. Bd3 cxb2?)/We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue [19 ... dxe5 20. Bxg5 cxb2 =], and then we'll take it higher (20. Bxb2 d5)/Oh no (21. Ba3 Bd7??), we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue [21 ... Nc6 22. Re8 Rf7 ], and then we'll take it higher (22. Bf8+ Kf7)/Out in the street (23. Kd2 Rc8), out in the street (24. Bh7)/Out in the playground in the dark side of town (1-0) - Eddy Grant + Fritz 7, "Electric Avenue"

This was found in Game Collection: Brilliancies By "Unknowns" by <The Alchemist> which is an excellent source for high quality reference games. =)

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  GrahamClayton: The sacrifice with 9. hxg6 was all the rage in the 70's - today the prudent 9. ♕xd4 is the more popular line.
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  perfidious: Wonder whether White's fertile imagination considered 9.hxg6 before playing 9.Qxd4 in Bronstein vs F Palmiotto, 1958.

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