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Bernd Voekler vs Mihail Saltaev
Bundesliga (2015/16), Erfurt GER, rd 5, Feb-06
Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Variation. Main lines (B18)  ·  1-0



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  whiteshark: What's wrong with <16...exf5>?
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  whiteshark: <16...exf5 17.Nxd7 Nxd7 18.Rxe7> and the white advantage is beyond dispute

according to chess magazine "Rochade Europa", 03/2016, p.36

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Black to move

1) +1.33 (33 ply) 18...Qd8 19.Rde1 Nf6 20.Qxf5 Re8 21.Rxe8+ Nxe8 22.c3 a5 23.g4 a4 24.g5 Nd6 25.Qg4 hxg5 26.Bxg5 Qc8 27.Qxc8+ Rxc8 28.Re7 Re8 29.Rd7 Re6 30.Bf4 Ne4 31.f3 Rf6 32.fxe4 Rxf4 33.Rxb7 Rxe4 34.Rc7 Rh4 35.Rxc6 Rh1+ 36.Kd2 Rh2+ 37.Kd3 Rxb2 38.Rc8+ Kh7 39.d5 Kh6 40.Rc7 Rxa2

2) +1.37 (32 ply) 18...Nf6 19.Re5 Qd8 20.Qxf5 a5 21.Rxa5 Rxa5 22.Bxa5 Qd6 23.c4 Qe6 24.Qxe6 fxe6 25.Bb4 Ra8 26.a3 Nxh5 27.Kc2 Kf7 28.Re1 Nf6 29.Kd3 Rd8 30.Kc3 h5 31.a4 g5 32.f3 h4 33.Rh1 b6 34.Re1 Rg8 35.b3

3) +1.83 (32 ply) 18...Rad8 19.Qxf5 Qb5 20.Qxb5 cxb5 21.Rde1 b6 22.c3 b4 23.cxb4 Nf6 24.Rxa7 Rxd4 25.Bc3 Rg4 26.g3 Nd5 27.Rd1 Rg5 28.Rd7 Nxc3 29.bxc3 Rxh5 30.a4 Rh2 31.R1d2 Ra8 32.Rd8+ Rxd8 33.Rxd8+ Kh7 34.Rd6 Rxf2 35.Rxb6 Rg2 36.a5 h5 37.Rb5 Rxg3

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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