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  1. 13 Nov '12 06:35
    Black to move...
    would 1..Rxb4? gives a win for black?


    Game# Game 9245151
  2. 13 Nov '12 06:58
    I'm not sure it's a forced win - It looks like the a pawn is going to fall shortly - but black certainly has all the chances and all the fun. Why did you agree to a draw?
  3. 13 Nov '12 10:53
    I honestly don't know why I did. Probably during that time, in the view of his Bishop
    that has more mobility than my knight after we traded one of our Rooks,
    since his other remaining Rook can easily slide down to the 7th rank, and will post
    behind the b-file.
  4. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    wotagr8game
    13 Nov '12 11:42
    To my eyes that position looks a like a black win. Two connected passed pawns supported by rooks on the correct file (ok the b rook might get in the way at some point, but i can't see that being a specific problem). Also, and probably more importantly, white has no counter play whatsoever. e5 ..fxe5 fxe5 ..Nxe5 just improves blacks knight, what did you see in the white position that made you go for a draw?
  5. Standard member RJHinds
    The Near Genius
    14 Nov '12 00:31
    Originally posted by dashkar
    I'm not sure it's a forced win - It looks like the a pawn is going to fall shortly - but black certainly has all the chances and all the fun. Why did you agree to a draw?
    iT WAS PROBABLY DUE TO PSYCHOLOGY. 😏
  6. 18 Nov '12 14:43
    Black to move...

    Game 9245151



    You're right "RJHinds" To err is Human".