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Could anybody tell me why the sac of the knight in 20. Nfxd5 ?
by novzki41 - 9 days ago Cebu City Philippines
garry did not take the white queen? what happened?
28.... Nf4 double check, and check mate in a few moves, ...
novski - If 27 ... Qxe2, 28 Nf4+ Kf5 29 Rxf7+ Kg5, 30 Nxe2 and white is up a piece and a pawn.
what a great fight,
beautiful sacrifice of knight,
Black resigned because of Qc1 Qc4+ Kf5 (Kf6 would be the same) then Rxf7+ Kh5 Ne4+ losing the queen.
If Qa1 then Qc4+ Kf6 Rxf7+ Kg5 dxe5 and the mate cannot be stopped- for example Qxb2+ Kg3 the mate on Qh4 would soon follow
Notice that this is a simultan. Garry would beat him if it was a normal game
Black's queen can move to c1 which will be followed by 30. qc4+ and eventually mate, or f5 which will be followed still with 30. qc4+ Black's choices consist of losing or losing....
white did a great job. You have to play pretty much flawlessly if you want to beat Kasparov
Opening: Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack, Main Line (B52)
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