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Michael G Hopewell vs Peter R Green
Auckland C C Invitational Tt (1985), Auckland, New Zealand
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack (B78)  ·  1-0



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  tpstar: Here's an interesting Sicilian Dragon where White recaptures 14. cxb3 over 14. axb3 or even 14. Nxb3 which ends any Queenside attack after 15. Kb1.

Black loses Q for R after 26 ... Kh8 27. g7+, and there is no other plausible defense against 27. gh+ Kh8 28. Rg8+! crashing through.

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  Gilmoy: White's <13.h5> offers P+exchange just to prevent Black's h5. It's not really a "sac" because White's attack is much stronger without its own h-pawn in the way. White's thematic <19.Qh6> overwhelms Black's lone N.

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