New PDF release: Averbakh's Selected Games

By Yuri Averbakh

ISBN-10: 1857445481

ISBN-13: 9781857445480

Russian grandmaster, Yuri Averbakh has selec ted the main fascinating and instructive video games from his weal th of expertise. avid gamers are certain to be insipred via t hese vintage video games and unique annotations. '

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G8 49 �f4 �d6 50 �f5 �e7 5 1 �g6 and White wins. b7 ! bS gS! At first sight it is not clear how White can win here. After all, as soon as he advances his passed pawn, Black will give up his bishop for it, which leads to a theoretically drawn ending. This would be so, if the black pawn were at h6. However, thanks to the fact that it is on a square of the colour of his bishop, White can win. The diagram position virtually constitutes a study! i. a4 If 46 ... d3 �d5 50 �f4, and after 50 . . xh5 !

Xb3 :&3 :xf3 It was on this - that my opponent would be tempted by the win of a piece that I was counting. xd7 1Wxd7 25 "xc5 it is doubtful whether Black' s insignificant advantage would have sufficed for a win. 24 25 "xd7 :d3 :xd5! This is the whole point! The ill-starred bishop at d2 comes under a mortal pin, and even the threat of mate at e8 does not save White. 26 27 Black's pieces are very active. The immediate threat is 20 . a4. h3 By attacking the knight and threatening to win the c5 pawn, my opponent tries to stem Black's offensive.

B4 1 2 lLlxc6 �xc6 1 3 �xf8 "'xd2+ 1 4 l:lxd2 bxc3 also does not help Black in view of I S l:ld6 ! However, to our great regret, we ended up in different tournaments. Aronin played in Gorky, Ravinsky in Leningrad, and I in Moscow. In Gorky, incidentally, Aronin once more played 1 0 . . bS, and again successfully. At the drawing of lots for the Cham­ pionship I waited impatiently to see what number Aronin would draw, but alas, it turned out that I would have Black against him. Before the start of the tournament, after taking up residence in the Moscow Hotel, Aronin and I went out for a walk and called in at the nearby editorial office of the Shakhmaty v SSSR magazine.

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