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Recently I played this game where I sacrificed my bishops to force a winning queen versus rook ending.
great game...and i thought that black started really excellent,but white finally deserved the win....not only because of the great sacrifices but because it is relative the fact that 2 Bishops are 6 points and one rook 5....
very interesting and nice game!
thanks for posting
white's play seemed more brilliant
I was at this event, and I saw the position at about move 40 and figured it was a win for Black with some technical difficulty.
I came back just before move 50 and wondered how you had managed to "lose" one of the Bishops.
The resulting K+Q vs K+R ending could have been difficult, but White's K was not well placed to defend it.
that is why two bishops are amazing. cool game!
beautiful... I believe you had a winning endgame even keeping the bishops, but that was a nice and simple way to finish it. It takes some guts and precision to go for sacrifices like that.
Very nice... the pawns on the sixth are deadly weapons.
JimWestJames WestKearny, NJ, United States
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