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Hikaru Nakamura vs Alexander Postojev
Ordix Open (2008) (rapid), Mainz GER, rd 3, Aug-02
Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. General (B30)  ·  1-0

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Aug-05-08  jtd200: Crushed... Nice finish.
Nov-06-08  Timothy Glenn Forney: Brutal kingside attack looks like something Tal would have done.
Aug-31-19
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  fredthebear: Nakamura's exchange sacrifice pays off handsomely. Easy finish by the White queen w/help from a minor piece.

After 27...KxBg7 28.Qg5+ K moves 29.Qh6#.

After the alternative 26...NxNf6 comes 27.Qg5+ Kh7/Kh8 28.Qg7#.

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