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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
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How should White follow-up on 27.Rxb7 Bc6?
Murshed,Niaz (2510) – Nogueiras Santiago,Jesus (2535)
Capablanca Memorial-A Cienfuegos (2), 1991
Pirc Defense [B08]
1.d4 d6 2.e4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.h3 Bg7 5.Be3 0-0 6.Nf3 c6 7.a4 d5 8.e5 Ne4 9.Bd3 Nxc3 10.bxc3 c5 11.Qd2 Nc6 12.h4 c4 13.Be2 f6 14.h5 fxe5 15.hxg6 hxg6 16.Bh6 e4 17.Bxg7 Kxg7 18.Qh6+ Kf7 19.Ne5+ Nxe5 20.dxe5 Bf5 21.Qh7+ Ke8 22.g4 Qa5 23.Rb1 Qxc3+ 24.Kf1 Bd7 25.Qxg6+ Kd8 26.Qg7 Re8 27.Rxb7 Bc6
28.Rh8! Qa3 If 28…Bxb7 29.Rxe8+ Kxe8 30.Qh8+ and 31.e6+ with a discovered attack on the black queen. The game finished as follows: 29.e6 Qd6 30.Rxe8+ Bxe8 31.Qg8 Kc8 32.Rd7 1-0
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