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Actually Ponz, going over your game, you noted that your were "99% sure you were going to win after move 22. The truth is that position is technically drawable for black. Their mistake in the game was not enticing a dark-square weakness on your queenside pawns before trading off the rooks. This point is critical, because it prevents your king from marching all the way over to b3, which is a winning endgame plan should black play correctly in the center to hold against your kingside pawn breaks.
Here's what they should have done:
22.f3 gxf3 23.exf3 Kd7 24.Kg2 Rb8!
That's the critical move. White must either defend passively or play b3. If he plays b3, the king march later in the game is no longer possible. The bishop covers the dark squares so white's king never gets through. So no matter what white does after 24...Rb8, the game is technically drawable for black.
Yes, Firebrand, your suggestion of a defense would be far better for Black.
I suspose White would play 25. Rd2 [if I have position correct]
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