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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
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How should Black follow-up on 26.Nf3 Qd6 27.Ra2?
Mestel,Jonathan (2510) – Martin,Andrew (2420)
BCF-ch 79th Plymouth (10), 1992
English Opening [A29]
1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.g3 Bc5 5.Bg2 d6 6.e3 0-0 7.0-0 Bb6 8.Na4 e4 9.Ne1 Bg4 10.f3 exf3 11.Nxf3 Ne5 12.Qc2 c6 13.Nxb6 axb6 14.b3 Bh5 15.Ne1 Re8 16.Bb2 Bg6 17.Qc3 d5 18.cxd5 Nxd5 19.Qd4 Nf6 20.a4 Qc7 21.Qf4 Qe7 22.Bc3 Qe6 23.Qb4 c5 24.Qb5 Ne4 25.Bxe5 Qxe5 26.Nf3 Qd6 27.Ra2
27…Nxg3!! 0-1 White resigned as he must lose the exchange or the queen if 28.hxg3 Bd3!.