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An unexpected reply. The rook takes up an ambush position. �c5 64 f3 ':'f4 65 �e3 ':'f6 66 �e4 ':'e6+ 67 �f5 Black resigns Clarke-Smyslov Hastings 1968/9 White's pawns are weakened. Black transposes into a pawn ending, 42 Vasily Smyslov: Endgame Virtuoso after calculating precisely the conse quences of the rook exchanges. By attacking this pawn, he forces Black to weaken the b6 square. 35 l:te8+ 36 l:te3 If 36 �d I l:txd2+ 37 �xd2 l:te4 3 8 l:tO �f6 with advantage to Black. 36 l:txe3+! 37 fxe3 l:txd2+ 38 �xd2 �h6 39 �c3 �h5 40 �b4 �xh4 White resigns The h-pawn promotes to a queen when the white a-pawn is at a7.
1 xd4 he had prepared 48 ':'xd4 l:lxd4 49 �c5 ':'xg4 50 ':'xb7+ �f6 51 ':'a7 ':'f4 52 ':'a2 ':'0 53 ':'b2 and then 54 �xc6, setting up two connected passed pawns. 47 ... b5 An attempt to complicate the situation. If now 48 cxb5 cxb5 49 �xb5 ':' 1 xd4 etc. chances. 49... bxc4 50 bxc4 ':'d5+ 51 �b4 ':'bl+ 52 �c3 ':'cl+ 53 �d3! Successfully avoiding the drawing variations that arise after 53 �b3, for example: 53 ... d7 54 ':'xc6 ':'b7+ 55 �a2 ':'c2+ 56 �a3 ':'c 1 with a repetition of moves. d7 54 ':'xc6 e5 This move is the idea of Black's counterplay: a pair of rooks is exchanged, as well as some pawns.
LiJxf4+ SI gxf4 �xf7 52 :b7+ �f8 Play has gone into a rook ending. �e8 was more tenacious, when there would have followed 53 :b6! �f7 (53 ... :a4 54 �e6 �f8 55 f5 gxf5 56 �f6 :a8 57 e6 f4 58 :b5 and White wins) 54 :f6+ �g7 5 5 :c6! �f7 (55 ... :d8+ 56 :d6 :a8 57 :d7+ �f8 58 e6! �e8 59 �e5 l:a5+ 60 l:d5 l:a4 61 f5 gxf5 62 �f6 l:xh4 63 e7 and wins) 56 l:c7+ �e8 57 �d6 ! l:a6+ 58 l:c6) 58 e6 l:b6+ 59 l:c6 l:b8 60 l:c5 �f8 6 1 �e5 l:b4 62 f5 ! gxf5 63 �f6 and wins. l:a6+ 55 �e5 l:a5+ 56 �f6 l:f5+ 57 �xg6 l:xf4 58 l:f7+ l:xf7 59 exf7.
Vasily Smyslov: Endgame Virtuoso by Vasily Smyslov