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Joseph G Gallagher vs Viktor Korchnoi
Swiss Championship (2006), Lenzerheide, rd 6, Jul-18
French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C11)  ·  1-0



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Jul-23-06  Kwesi: Ouch - that's gotta hurt
Jul-23-06  luzhin: I can't believe that Korchnoi missed 14.b4 ;I imagine he intended to play 14..Nd3+, but it fails to 15.Kd2 and if 15..Nxb4 then 16.Bxb6 Nxc2 17.Bxb5+ is game over.
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  cu8sfan: <I can't believe that Korchnoi missed 14.b4> Remember Morozevich vs Korchnoi, 2004? Seems like every once in a while Korchnoi falls prey to the unfamous mouse slip.
Jul-24-06  aragorn69: Another recent example, also in Korchnoi's cherished French Defense, is Shirov vs Korchnoi, 2004

Is there any other case of Viktor resigning as soon as here (in the French) ?

Jul-24-06  KingG: Interesting way of playing against the French.
Jul-19-21  Whitehat1963: Ooops!
Jul-19-21  areknames: Incredible. 13...Qc7 and Black looks just fine.

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