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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
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How should Black follow up after 24.Rh3 Qg5 25.Ra3?
Sznapik,Aleksander (2390) – Gaprindashvili,Nona (2425)
Vitrobud op Sandomierz (8), 1976
Scandinavian Defense [B01]
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Nxd5 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.Be2 Nc6 6.0-0 e6 7.c4 Nb6 8.Be3 Bxf3 9.Bxf3 Nxc4 10.Qb3 Nb6 11.d5 exd5 12.Bxb6 axb6 13.Bxd5 Qf6 14.Nc3 Be7 15.Ne4 Qg6 16.f4 0-0-0 17.f5 Qg4 18.Bxc6 bxc6 19.Qa4 Kb8 20.Qxc6 Bd6 21.Rac1 Be5 22.Rf3 Rhe8 23.Nf2 Qh5 24.Rh3 Qg5 25.Ra3
25…Qxc1+!! 26.Qxc1 Bxb2!! The game concluded as follows: 27.Ra8+ Kxa8 28.Qc6+ Kb8 29.Ne4 Bd4+ 30.Kf1 Re5 31.g4 Rde8 32.Ng3 Bc5 33.a4 Bd6 34.Qd7 R8e7 35.Qc6 Rc5 36.Qf3 Rc4 37.Kg2 Rxa4 38.Nh5 Ra2+ 39.Kf1 Bb4 0-1