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Iordachescu,Viorel (2633) – Spence,David (2236)
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Scandinavian Defense [B01]
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.h3 Bxf3 7.Qxf3 c6 8.Bd2 Nbd7 9.0-0-0 e6 10.Kb1 Qc7 11.g4 Be7 12.g5 Nd5 13.Ne4 b5 14.h4 N7b6 15.h5 Rf8 16.g6 hxg6 17.hxg6 f6 18.Rh7 Rg8 19.Qh3 Qd7 20.Ng3 0-0-0 21.Nh5 Bf8 22.Re1 Re8 23.b3 b4 24.Qd3 Kb7 25.Qa6+ Ka8 26.Bg2 Bd6 27.a4 Re7 28.a5 Nc7 29.Qd3 Nbd5 30.Ng3 Bxg3 31.fxg3 Nb5 32.Kb2 Nbc7 33.Qc4 Rb8 34.Bf4 Rbe8 35.a6 Rc8 36.Bd2 Qd6 37.Ra1 e5 38.Rh4 f5 39.Bh3 Rf8 40.Rf1 e4 41.Rxf5 Rxf5 42.Bxf5 e3 43.Be1 Nc3 44.Rh8+ Ne8 45.Bg4 Kb8 46.Bf3 Kc7 47.Rf8
How should White respond to 47…Nf6??
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48.Bxc6 Kb6 49.Rb8+ 1-0 If 48…Qxc6, 49.Rc8+ wins the queen. If 49…Qxb8, 50.Qxb4+ Kc7 51.Qxe7+ Kxc6 52.Bxc3. If 49…Kc7, 50.Bd7+ leads to mate.