Step by Step: Test #25
By Mark Donlan
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How should White follow-up after 30.Qc4 Qb5?
Nakamura,Hi (2778) – Solak,D (2599)
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (7.7), 04.09.2012
Reti Opening [A07]
1.g3 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bg2 c6 4.d3 Bf5 5.0–0 e6 6.Nh4 Bg6 7.Nxg6 hxg6 8.Nd2 Nbd7 9.e4 dxe4 10.dxe4 e5 11.Qe2 Bc5 12.Nf3 Qc7 13.h4 0–0 14.Bh3 Rfe8 15.Kg2 Nf8 16.Ng5 Rad8 17.a3 Qe7 18.Bd2 N8h7 19.Rae1 Nxg5 20.Bxg5 Qc7 21.h5 gxh5 22.Bxf6 gxf6 23.Bf5 Kf8 24.Rh1 Ke7 25.Rxh5 Rh8 26.g4 Rdg8 27.Kf3 Rd8 28.Reh1 Rhf8 29.Rh7 Qa5
30.Qc4 Qb5 31.Qe6# 1-0
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