Is there a win here?

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AValjee
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Is there a win here?

Post by AValjee » Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:34 pm

Hi

I saw this position a few days ago. White to move. Can white win?
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Roger de Coverly
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Re: Is there a win here?

Post by Roger de Coverly » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:28 pm

AValjee wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:34 pm
Can white win?
It's a position from an actual game, so I've looked it up. The winning idea is quite spectacular.

Joseph Conlon
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Re: Is there a win here?

Post by Joseph Conlon » Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:03 pm

Qh5 followed by Bd1?

soheil_hooshdaran
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Re: Is there a win here?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:41 pm

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:28 pm
AValjee wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:34 pm
Can white win?
It's a position from an actual game, so I've looked it up. The winning idea is quite spectacular.
How do you look it up?

Roger de Coverly
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Re: Is there a win here?

Post by Roger de Coverly » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:43 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:41 pm

How do you look it up?
Search position using database software.

Initially I thought the position had arisen from the Zaitsev line in the Spanish. It turned out to be the closely related Breyer instead

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