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Landa, K. (2571) - Shaposhnikov, E. (2550) [B19]
Russian Team Championship, Sochi (3) 2005

Notes by Boris Schipkov

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bf4 Qa5+ 12. Bd2








   
12...Bb4
Or 12...Qc7.
13. c3 Be7 14. c4








   
14...Qa6
Now the continuation 14...Qc7 is interesting also, and after 15. d5 cxd5!? 16. cxd5 Qd6 17. O-O-O Ngf6 18. Bc3 Qxd5 19. Qxd5 Nxd5 20. Bxg7 Rh7 21. Bd4 Bf6 Black levelled in Svetushkin,D-Riazantsev, Dubai Open 2005.
15. O-O








   
15...Rd8
White obtained a small advantage after 15...Ngf6 16. Rfe1 O-O 17. Nf5 Rfe8 18. Nxe7+ Rxe7 19. Bb4 Ree8 20. Ne5 Rad8 21. Qe2 b5 22. Rac1 bxc4 23. Qxc4 Qxc4 24. Rxc4, Leko,P-Bareev,E, Dortmund 2002. Or 20...b5 21. Rac1 Rac8 22. Rc3 Qb6 23. Nxf7! bxc4 24. Nxh6+ Kh8 25. Nf7+ Kg8 26. Rxc4, 1-0, Shaw,J-Al Tamimi,H, Gibraltar 2005.
16. b4! Ngf6 17. a4








   
17...b6
17...Qb6 is probably better.
18. Rfe1
White has a clear edge.
18...O-O 19. Nf5 Rfe8
If 19...exf5 then 20. Rxe7 Rfe8 21. Rxe8+ Rxe8 22. Nh4.








   
20. Nxg7!
An excellent blow! 20. Rxe6! also wins.
20...Kxg7








   
21. Rxe6!!
Another beautiful sacrifice.
21...fxe6
Black could try 21...c5 or 21...Rc8.








   
22. Bxh6+! Kh8 23. Bg7+!!
A nice finale.








   
23...Kxg7 24. Qg6+
White mates 24...Kh8 25. Ng5 Ne5 26. dxe5 Rf8 27. h6 c5 28. Qg7.
Black resigned. 1-0










Move
   

Landa, Konstantin (2571) - Shaposhnikov, Evgeny (2550) [B19]
RUS-chT/Sochi (3) 2005

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bf4 Qa5+ 12. Bd2 Bb4 13. c3 Be7 14. c4 Qa6 15. O-O Rd8 16. b4! Ngf6 17. a4 b6 18. Rfe1 O-O 19. Nf5 Rfe8 20. Nxg7! Kxg7 21. Rxe6!! fxe6 22. Bxh6+! Kh8 23. Bg7+!! Kxg7 24. Qg6+ 1-0


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