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Somacarana vs John Cochrane
Calcutta (1859)
Queen Pawn Game: Zukertort Variation (D02)  ·  0-1



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Feb-24-14  Morphized: That was quick :)

Curiously, it took 40 seconds for my engine to find the win!

Here's the stockfish eval:

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30/48- 01:46 61 092 067 577 140 -4.58 Nb1-c3 Qb5xb2 O-O Rb8-a8 Ra1-a2 Qb2-b3 Nf3-d2 Qb3xc3 Qa7xb7 Be7-b4 Qb7-b6 Rf8-e8 g2-g3 Bb4xa3 Rf1-b1 Ba3-c5 Qb6-b2 Qc3xb2 Ra2xb2 Bc5-f8 Rb2-b6 Ra8-a2 Rb1-b2 Re8-a8 Kg1-g2 Bf8-d6 h2-h4 Kg8-f7 Rb6-b7+ Kf7-g6 Rb2-b6 Ra2xd2 Rb6xd6 Ra8-a2

Which indeed looks pretty much winning. I wonder why did Somacarana resign so early though.

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