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After 61.. llxh4 62 �g5 and f5 looks worrying-but only draws. so he reverts to a line which he could have had with two more tempi-no matter, it still draws! h2 68 �f7 :a2 69 lle6+! �h7 70 f6 . 62 11g6+ Ith' Not 62 . '�f7 63 :g4 and �g5. 63 IIg4 Ith6 64 �16 g2 65 IS gl='IW . He demonstrated a different, ralher unlucky, method of losing. ¢'h5 is met by 66 :g8! �xh4 67 �e5! �h3 68 �f4 ! Now Black must play l:la8! drawing. Unfortunately he had taken so long to solve his earlier problems, that before he could find it he lost on time!

In a speed game, also against Sax, he tried 7 exd5 �d5 8 d4 cxd4 9 �d4 which is better for Black. However Sax won the game because he is better at quick chess than I am. If 28 ':el ':e2! 29 Ilxe2 '1'fI+! lle2) 30 g,a 1 'iIIe2! :re8 Black remains on top. Not 20 likI2 1:txe3. 7 6 c3 dS 7 d3 2811hdl Forced. 10<5. A dubious move intending a pawn sacrifice, but also weakening the black squares. 9 exdS IOxds 10 d4 cxd4 I I Iilxd4 Jl,g7 Black sacrifices a pawn. However 1 1 ... �c5 was possible. 12 �xe6 �xe6 13 "'xdS 0-0 14 'illbs Black is clearly better, but how should he continue?

Bxc4 28l:thel Threatening 29 l%e7. •. If the bishop moves, 22 f5 wins a piece. 0-0 23 h4 is very strong. 2311>1'2 While's advantage is now of decisive proportions-the only piece Black can move is his queen's rook, and that has nowhere useful to go. 13 ... g5 a6 What else? d2 was better. 32 IPg4 There's not much to choose between g4 and h3, so I leI my sense of humour decide. After 33 l:td7 I analysed 1 8 "'bl "'c7 19 f4 gsf4 10 esf4 �g6 11 "'f6 3 1 ¢lgi was also possible, but I felt that the king might be more vulnerable on the back rank.

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