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Mark Tseitlin vs V Romanchenko
Leningrad-ch (1981)
Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattack (C44)  ·  1/2-1/2



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May-04-22  Straclonoor:

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Very instructive 7-pieces ending!

<51.Rd1! Ra4! (both side coomited only move for draw) 52.Rf1 Kh6 53.Rxf2 Kh7?? (only 54.Rh4! keeps the draw!) 54.Rd2! (54.Rb2 wins faster)> 54....Kg8 55.Rd8+ Kf7 56.Rd7+ Ke8 57.Ke6! Ra2 58.Rg7 Rf2 59.Rxg5 Rf7 60.Rg8+ Rf8 61.Rg7 Rf2 62.Rh7 Rf1 63.Rc7 Rd1 64.Bc3 Rd3 65.Bf6 Re3+ 66.Be5 Rd3 67.Re7+ Kd8 68.Rg7 Kc8 69.Rc7+ Kd8 70.Rc4 Re3 71.Rb4 Rxe5+ 72.Kxe5 Kc7 73.Kd5 Kd7 74.Rb7+ Kd8 75.Kd6 Ke8 76.Rd7 Kf8 77.Ke6 Ke8 78.Rd3 Kf8 79.Rg3 Ke8 80.Rg8#

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  DaltriDiluvi: I don't understand why this game was drawn in the final position (after <65.Rb4+>). White is winning! After <65...Kh3 (or Kh5) 66.Rb2!>, Black can only stop the mate on h2 by sacrificing his rook.
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  fredthebear: Indeed, puzzling outcome.

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