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Player: India  BlueScorpion Subject: VKO

2011-02-28 03:22:15

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1India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 03:28:52
The above game was played b/n viktor korchnoi(white) and vitaly chekhover(black).Black seems to be winning.But korchnoi made a stunning move tht ultimately won him the game. Can u spot Korchnois knockout move? Btw, how do i put the board straight up here?I mean, white down.Can anybody tip me?-

2Europian  cc13741628192011-02-28 10:22:24
there is a \'flip the board\' option when you are entering the FEN ... btw what happened to your other forum? ... your post *4 seems to have flipped it ... now, that knockout move ... -

3India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 10:31:52
But i dont see any flip option? Yes, i spoiled the other forum. I tried to flip the board by entering the FEN other way round. Didnt work did it? Now, for Korchnois move, i shall give u one more day to figure it out. No problem if u cant spot it,Chekover didnt either!-

4United  RiverTam2011-02-28 11:37:19
Assuming for the moment that Kxb2 leads to a forced mate after Rg2+, and that 1 Rxc7+ Qxc7, 2 Qxc7+ Kxc7, 3 Kxb2 is too prosaic to be a knockout blow, what about something involving 1 Rd8+ Kb7? Perhaps follow it with the exchange on c7 where now the queen can be pinned by a rook move to d7. I still do not see 2 rooks for a queen and pawn being a knockout blow, but perhaps I am not seeing far enough.-

5England  cc1422628553ChessHere Moderator2011-02-28 12:50:00
1. Rd8+ Kb7 2.Rxc7+ Qxc7 3.Rd7 Qxd7 4 Qxd7+ if Ka6 5. Qd3+ wins rook if 4....Kb1 or a1 5. Qe1+ wins rook. Kochnoi gets queen v rook ending. -

6India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 12:57:21
RIVERTAM,u r partly right on the second guess.Korchnoi played Rd8+ . If black king captures on d8, Rf8+ forces the queen to interpose, and after R takes e8+,K takes e8,K takes b2, white remains with the queen for the rook. But instead of taking the rook, black plays Kb7,R takes c7+,Q takes c7, Rd7,white again wins the queen for a rook.korchnoi did eventually win the game. If u have seen this, i must congragulate u!-

7India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 13:14:52
excellent extopian. Korchnoi wud be proud of u-

8India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 13:32:10
BTW, extopian, how do manage tht \'into\' sign?I cant find an \'into\' sign in my keyboard!-

9England  cc1422628553ChessHere Moderator2011-02-28 14:14:47
into sign ?-

10United  RiverTam2011-02-28 14:29:50
Duh! The white queen takes on d7 WITH CHECK. Then follows with a rook capture. Thanks extopian and Blue Scorpion. It is always nice to have a real life puzzler like this.-

11India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 14:39:43
@extopian, the multiplication sign. I have only + and - sign on my keyboard. @Rivertam, our pleasure, isnt it extopian-

12England  cc1422628553ChessHere Moderator2011-02-28 14:47:52
lol, took me a while to figure it. It`s just the cross as in xmas. -

13India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 15:17:50
xxxxxx OMG wht an idiot i have been-

14England  cc1422628553ChessHere Moderator2011-02-28 15:48:01
I wont mention that I was looking all over the keyboard with a magnifying glass before my eureka moment. -

15Europian  cc13741628192011-02-28 19:14:19
looks like all the fun\'s over-

16Europian  cc13741628192011-02-28 21:20:17
click on PGN generator under your text box ... you will go to a page with this ... \'Player on bottum? WhiteBlack\'-

17India  BlueScorpion2011-02-28 21:37:00
yes , i found it, thx angelfish-

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