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Jakov Geller vs Mikhail Kobalia
Aeroflot Open (2004), Moscow RUS, rd 4, Feb-20
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky Variation (B42)  ·  0-1



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Sep-15-06  blingice: 42.Rg2, maybe? (Although then white is two pawns down and lost anyway.)

31..? is definetely a Sunday puzzle, although I don't know if it's a definite win...

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  whiteshark: <31...? is definetely a Sunday puzzle, although I don't know if it's a definite win...> Definitely resp. definitely not!

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White to move

1) +2.80 (33 ply) <33.Qb1!> Qe4 34.Qc1 Kd7 35.Qc5 Qc6 36.Qxe5 Qe4 37.Qc3 d5 38.Bf4 Rxg2+ 39.Rxg2 Qxf4+ 40.Kg1 b4 41.Rd4 bxc3 42.Rxf4 Bd6 43.Rh4 d4 44.Rc2 Be5 45.bxc3 dxc3 46.Re2 Kd6 47.Kf2 Bc6 48.Ke3 Bb5 49.Rg2 h6 50.Rxh6 Ba4 51.h4 c2 52.Rg1 Bb2 53.Kd2 c1=Q+ 54.Rxc1 Bxc1+ 55.Kxc1

2) +1.40 (32 ply) 33.Qf5 Qd7 34.Qc2 Bb7 35.Rde2 Qc6 36.Qf5 Qe4 37.Qh5 Qd3 38.Bg5 h6 39.Bh4 Be4 40.Rc2 Kd7 41.Rcd2 Qc4 42.Qxe5 d5 43.Bg3 Rxg3 44.Qxg3 Bd6 45.Rf4 Qc1 46.Qf2 Qc7 47.Kg3 Bc5 48.Qe2 Bd6 49.Qg4+ Kc6 50.Rf2 Kc5 51.Kh4 Bxf4 52.Qxf4 Qxf4+ 53.Rxf4 Kb4 54.Kg3 Kxa5

3) +0.89 (32 ply) 33.Qd3 Qe4 34.Qc3 Qc4 35.Rc2 Qxc3 36.Rxc3 Kd7 37.Bb6 Bc6 38.Rfc2 Be4 39.Rc7+ Ke6 40.Rf2 d5 41.Ra7 d4 42.Rxa6 Bb7 43.Ra7 Bd5 44.g4 Bd6 45.Bc7 e4+ 46.Bxd6 Kxd6 47.Kg3 e3 48.Rf5 b4 49.a6 d3 50.Rd7+ Kxd7 51.Rxd5+ Kc8 52.a7 Kb7 53.Rxd3 Rxf6 54.Rxe3

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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