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Charles I Kalme vs Pal Benko
US Championship (1958/59), New York, NY USA, rd 9, Dec-30
Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Classical Variation. Original Defense (D78)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Oct-01-16
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  sbevan: this endgame deserves careful study.

Fascinating!

IMHO IM Kalme missed a win.

Oct-02-16  Retireborn: <sbevan> Looks to me as if 31.Nxf7 followed by Nd8-e6 or Ng5 would have won. After 31.Rxf7+ White's advantage seems to be mostly dissipated and the black a-pawn provides counterplay. Perhaps 32.Ra7 Bb4 33.Nd3 would have kept some chances though.

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