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Menachem Oren (Chwojnik) vs Israel Dyner
"Dyner Dash" (game of the day Sep-12-2023)
Tel Aviv (1952), Tel Aviv ISR
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Immediate Fianchetto (E60)  ·  1-0



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Jun-22-10  WhiteRook48: why can't black take the knight with check?
Jun-22-10  zanshin: <WhiteRook48> He can (and should) take it, but White has already built a winning advantage:

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[+4.07] d=20 24...Qxb6 25.Qd4 Qxd4 26.Nxd4 Rxd4 27.Bxg4 Ra8 28.Bf3 Rda4 29.a3 f6 30.Kf2 Rc4 31.Ke3 Raa4 32.h4 Kf7 33.h5 Kg7 34.hxg6 hxg6 35.Rd1 Kf7 36.Rh1 (0:09:49) 20998kN (Rybka 4)

Aug-05-12  DanielBryant: In his 2003 book "The Most Amazing Chess Moves of All Time", GM John Emms named White's final move the 6th best move of all time. While I suspect pure desperation led White to find it, it's an amazing defensive resource.
Aug-05-12  erimiro1: It is amazing. Czerniak claimed about 50 years ago, that Oren saw the trap earlier, but who knows? the game is a pre-Benko gambit and Black develops his attack not by the elegant way, so white could predict the main line many moves before the end. 16.f4 can prove it. But on the other hand - to see 24.Nb6!! followed by 25. Qd4+!! 7 or 8 moves before?!??
Dec-29-16  syracrophy: 24.♘b6!! belongs to the No. 22 of Tim KrabbĂ©'s popular "110 Most Fantastic Moves" list:(

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  perfidious: WT* did <that> come from? Really a shocker.
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  Breunor: OMG amazing tactics!
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  OhioChessFan: Nice pun.
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  Messiah: Terrible pun.
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Average pun.

As for the game itself, yes, definitely a stunning finish. Fascinating to see a proto-Benko Gambit in action. Black seemed to have a decent grasp of some of the ideas of the opening, but White's ability to play Nge2 helped solidify the Queen side and protect the long diagonal.

As late as 18.Rf3, Black looked like he had some compensation left. Was 18...c4 a mistake?

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  diceman: <An Englishman:

Was 18...c4 a mistake?>

Considered best by stockfish.

White already has a plus at that point, so black's error must have come earlier.

Sep-12-23  Brenin: 22 ... Bb3 was clever, allowing the R on b4 to cover d4, so that after 23 axb3 White can't block 23 ... Qa7+ on that square. However, White has 23 Rxb3 Qa7+ 24 Nb6!, so that if 24 ... Qxb6+ then 25 Qd4+ and if 25 ... Rxd4 then 26 Rxb6 regains the Q and leaves Black B+P down with two pieces en prise. Instead, 22 ... Bxe2 23 Qxe2 Rxa4 24 Rxa4 Qxa4 would have kept Black in the game (if 25 Bxg4 then Qd4+ wins the R on a1).

Earlier, I think that Black went wrong with a premature 14 ... Nbd3, when 14 ... Bd7 15 Nc3 first would have denied White the response Bc3. After that he was always struggling to find compensation for the sacrificed P.

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  Honza Cervenka: <22 ... Bb3 was clever>

It was rather decisive mistake. White could have played also 23.Qe1 to bust it. On the other hand there was nothing wrong with 22...Bxe2 23.Qxe2 Rxa4, as after 24.Rxa4 Qxa4 white has no time to take the Knight for Qd4+ and Qxa1.

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  Honza Cervenka: And if 22...Bxe2 23.Qxe2 Rxa4 24.Rxa4 Qxa4 25.Qb2+ Nf6 26.e5, then 26...dxe5 27.fxe5 Ne4! 28.Re1 Rb8!! with idea 29.Qxb8(?) Qd4+ 30.Kh1 Qf2 31.Bxe4 Qxe1+ 32.Kg2 Qxe4+ 33.Kh3 Qxd5 ∓
Sep-12-23  goodevans: <Brenin: 22 ... Bb3 was clever...> <Honza Cervenka: ... It was rather decisive mistake.>

<22...Bb3> was, as they say, <a bit too clever for its own boots>.

As <Honza> says, it could have been busted by a simple side step by White's Q but I believe it was intended as trap to lure White into playing 23.Rxb3 under the illusion that 23...Qa7+ would then have been winning. Against anything other than 24.Nb6! it would have been.

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