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21... c4 21... f5 is met via 22 d4 proceeding 23 h5+ or 23 g3. 21... xd1 is Fritz’s preliminary choice, yet there then follows 22 h5+ h6 23 e6+ g5 (23... h7 24 xd8) 24 hxg6+ xg6 25 g4+ h6 26 g7+ h5 27 f4+ h4 28 g3#. 22 h5+ h6 22... xh5 23 g4+ g6 (23... h6 24 h2+ xg5 25 h5+ f4 26 f5#) 24 f5+ h6 25 xf7+ xf7 26 h5#. 23 xf7++ be aware that if Black’s twenty first stream had now not attacked the white queen, then 23 e6+ may were decisive. 23... h7 23... xh5 runs into 24 g4+ g6 25 f5#. 24 f5+ g8 25 e6! Polugaevsky were analysing this place prior to the sport, and had anticipated to Grandmaster Efim Geller that it'll ensue on his board that day! White threatens 26 e7 and 26 xd8. The flow is much better than 25 xd8? xf5 26 e6 c8 27 e7 d7, which stops the pawn on the price of a “mere” bishop. 25... f6 25... e7 26 h6! wins: 26... h4 27 d4 xh6 (27... xd4 28 h7#) 28 xh6+ gxh6 29 g4+ h8 30 g6 f6 31 e7. 26 xf6 gxf6 27 d2 c6 27... b4 can be a greater attempt. 28 xb2 e8 29 h6+ h7 30 f5 cxe6 31 xe6 xe6 32 c2 c6 33 e2! c8 34 e7+ h8 35 h4 f5 36 g6+ g8 37 xa7 1-0 The d5 Sacrifice A white knight touchdown on d5 (or a black one on d4) eyes a few key squares, so in most cases this sq. is definitely secure by means of items and pawns. however, a standard topic is a knight sacrifice in this heavily guarded sq.. there are many attainable motivations. possibly a pawn-mass may be liberated, in any other case the sacrifice is simply transitority: while a pawn recaptures on d5, an enemy piece should be received again, both because of a pin, a fork, or an attacked piece easily having no squares – as is the case within the first instance. Landa – Raag USSR jr Ch (Pinsk) 1989 Black’s items are congested, which means to White a trick to damage via. 24 d5! this can be a average suggestion. 24... exd5 25 exd5 a4 26 c3 The bishop is trapped on a4, so there isn't any desire for 26 bxa4? xc4, whilst Black will be totally within the online game. 26... xc4 Black attempts to make feel of his queenside items, yet permits the white rook to move triumphantly to the kingside. 26... e7 27 bxa4 xa4 28 b3 c7 29 db1 leaves the knight stranded on a4. 27 xc4 b5 28 g4 c7 29 f6 d7 Black isn't alert, and permits a stunning, although basic end. 29... g6 is quite grim for Black, who will locate it tough to generate counterplay whereas White storms the kingside. 30 xg7+! xg7 31 g3 1-0 it's going to quickly be mate. subsequent we see a pawn-mass liberated. Oll – Shabanov Uzhgorod 1988 1 c4 c6 2 e4 e5 three f3 d6 four d4 d7 five c3 gf6 6 e2 e7 7 0-0 0-0 eight b1 e8 nine e1 c7 10 b4 a6 eleven g5 h6 12 h4 f8 thirteen dxe5 dxe5 14 g3 g6 15 c5 a5 sixteen a3 h5 17 c4 xg3 18 hxg3 f8 19 b3 e6 to this point, each side have performed really methodically, and now it might be all too effortless for White to proceed through changing items, his benefit of the 1st crawl vanishing. However... 20 d5! Oll seizes his probability to make whatever tangible of his area virtue and complicated pawns at the queenside. 20... cxd5 differently the knight enters the black place at no cost. 21 exd5 f6 21... g4? 22 d6 xd6 23 cxd6 is a catastrophe for Black, due to the fact White crashes via to f7.