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Yasser Seirawan vs Michael Wiedenkeller
Wch U20 (1979), Skien NOR, rd 12, Aug-08
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. Hedgehog System (A17)  ·  1-0



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Feb-04-08  notyetagm: Seirawan vs M Wiedenkeller, 1979

Position after 12 ... g7-g6? 13 ♖h1xh7!

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Seirawan's 13 ♖h1xh7! must have been a very unpleasant surprise for Black.

Seirawan's petite combinaison is made possible by the <UNDEFENDED> Black e6-bishop.

Mar-10-08  notyetagm: This is simply a beautiful <PETITE COMBINAISON> by Seirawan.
Aug-30-08  ravel5184: Call me a patzer, but I don't see what happens after 13 ... Kxh7.
Aug-30-08  IT4L1CO: Ng5+! if fxg5 Qh5+ and mate the next...
Aug-30-08  ravel5184: Also see <MY GAME> vs. <SWITCHINGQUYLTHULG>:

[Event "Want a tougher opponent? ;-)"]
[Site ""]
[Date "2008.08.11"]
[Round "-"]
[White "ravel5184"]
[Black "quylthulg"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "1200"]
[BlackElo "1894"]
[TimeControl "1/259200"]
[Mode "ICS"]
[Termination "normal"]

1. d4 b6 2. e4 Bb7 3. Nc3 e6 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. Nge2 c5
6. O-O cxd4 7. Nxd4 Bc5 8. Nb3 Bb4 9. Qe1 O-O 10. Bg5 d5 11. e5 h6 12. exf6 hxg5 13. fxg7 Kxg7 14. Qe5+ Qf6 15. Qxf6+ Kxf6 16. Nb5 a6 17. Nb5d4 Bd6 18. Rad1 Nd7 19. Rfe1 Rae8 20. Re3 Ne5 21. Be2 Rfh8 22. Nd2 Rxh2(!) 23. Nd2f3 Rh6 24. Nxe5 Bxe5 25. c3 Reh8 26. g3 g4 0-1

Aug-30-08  LivBlockade: I wonder why White played 14. Rh1 - wouldn't 14. Rh2 have saved a tempo?
Aug-30-08  just a kid: <Ravel5184>When you play switchingQulythulg as white always expect and study 1...b6
Aug-30-08  ravel5184: That's why next time I'll play 1. g3 :)
Jun-03-09  WhiteRook48: oh, then I'll play 1. b3
Aug-15-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: Clearance of a line

Seirawan vs M Wiedenkeller, 1979 14 Nf3-g5+! clears d1-h5 diagonal for 15 Qd1-h5+, mating

Jan-23-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: DECOY: PIN: DRAGGED ONTO THE LINE OF FIRE
May-08-17  Master M: Wow. Wonderful play by Yasser!
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  Plaskett: After he took on h7 he walked around, wide-eyed and grinning, and said, "My third rook sac in four games!"

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