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Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00] 
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 Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00]
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Fri May 25, 2012 1:27 pm
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 Re: Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00]
At c. 19mins, after Qc7, doesn't white have a forced mate after Rh8+ Kxg7 Qh6#?

Thanks for the nice and extensive analysis!


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 Re: Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00]
That would be a yes. :) Looks like Black had to play ...f6 instead of ...Qc7, and as I surmised while flailing around looking for a Black reply, he's simply lost.

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Sat May 26, 2012 3:12 pm
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 Re: Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00]
In 19:50 you missed a simple answer of white against the black's Qc7. It is Rh8+(instead of gxf8=Q+ and Nf3) and mate next, Qh6++.


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 Re: Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00]
Yet another quiet positional struggle... oh wait, this is Dennis' video, forget that comment!

Fun game. I remember looking at this a long time ago but didn't nearly give it as much thought at that time. It is truly worthwhile to revisit some of the old gems. Thanks!

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Sun May 27, 2012 9:29 pm
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 Re: Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00]
Too bad I haven't got a lot of time to spend here


Sat Jun 02, 2012 6:47 am
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 Re: Dennis M.: A Crazy, Hard-Fought Draw [53:00]
Great analysis as ever Dennis, but I think you missed a mate in one!

At 20.59, after white's Kf1 black isn't "still in trouble here" because he has Bd3++! 8)


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