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Kateryna Lagno vs Rafael Vaganian
Ordix Open (2008) (rapid), Mainz GER, rd 5, Aug-02
French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  0-1



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Aug-02-11  Artsemthon: 64.Nh2! holds the draw, e.g. 64...f5 65.Kc3 f4 66.Kd4! or 64...f5 65.Kc3 Ke3 66.Nf1+ Kf3 67.Kd3 Kg2 68.Nd2 f4 69.Ke2.
Aug-02-11  MPU: I think Nh2 Kd3! stops the white King long enough to advance the f pawn and win.
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  Sastre: <MPU: I think Nh2 Kd3! stops the white King long enough to advance the f pawn and win>

After 64.Nh2 Kd3, White can still draw. For example, 65.Kb4 f5 (65...Kd4 66.Kb3) 66.Kc5 f4 67.Kd5 f3 68.Ke5 Ke2 69.Kf4 f1Q 70.Nxf1 Kxf1 71.Kxf3.

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