18th December

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  1. Ray
    December 18th, 2013 at 12:44 | #1

    My intuition says 1.e5…

  2. TonyRo
    December 18th, 2013 at 15:30 | #2

    It seems as though it is indeed 1.e5!, the key point being that 1.e5 dxe5 2.Qh5+ Kf8 is met by 3.Ne6+! Qxe6 4.Rd8+ Kg7 5.Rg1+, which mates. Similarly, White can bring play back to the main line after 2…Kg7 with 3.Rhg1+ Kf8 4.Ne6+!

  3. Jacob Aagaard
    December 19th, 2013 at 10:56 | #3

    Fedorchuk – Cvitan, Batista 20th Oct 2013

    26. e5! dxe5 27. Qh5+ Kf8 28. Ne6+ Qxe6 29. Rd8+ 1-0

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