Problem p00479
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Technical Merit
Rating1409.6
RD4.6
To Play
Statereleased
 
Artistic Impression
Star Rating3.9
Stars
Votes7

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Star Ratings
DateTacticianRatingStars
2008-03-07 07:26:31underated1332
2008-04-07 08:17:33wolf2127681197
2008-11-25 03:24:55thingfish1264
2011-02-03 03:11:18rstohr1140
2012-04-27 17:59:08chessfish1297
2015-01-04 21:16:39SaintMark935
2017-05-07 09:32:05greatloser1458

Comments
DateTacticianRatingComment
2008-03-07 07:26:31underated1332block that queen... 
2008-04-07 08:16:13wolf2127681197and then ... 
2008-04-07 08:17:33wolf2127681197ok, good idea. 
2012-04-27 17:59:08chessfish1297suffice to say this is complicated and hard to understand. 
2014-01-04 12:02:14BadMamaJama1284For unknown reasons, I didn't see that the Q would still be blocked after PxP. 
2014-04-26 02:12:35ronlizada1198It's hard to see blocking the enemy queen with the enemies own pawn. 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. Nxd7 b5
({13:-2.48} 1. ... b5 2. Nxf6+ Qxf6 3. cxb5 Ne4 4. f3 Nxc3 5. Qc4 Nd5 6. Qd3 Rad8 7. O-O-O Nb4 8. Qc4 $19)
({12:+0.50} 1. ... Re8 2. Qc6 Rc8 3. c5 Nc4 4. Qa4 Nb2 5. Qb5 bxc5 6. Rb1 cxd4 7. Rxb2 dxc3 $14)