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Vasyl Ivanchuk vs Alexander Grischuk
FIDE Moscow Grand Prix (2002) (rapid), Moscow RUS, rd 5, Jun-05
Tarrasch Defense: Classical. Advance Variation (D34)  ·  1-0



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Jul-08-07  alexandrovm: nice tactics by Ivanchuk, Alexander was unaware that the white bishop was controlling the d1 square? of course not, but he has seen "too late" Be6+ (or Kd2), winning the rook...and the game
Jul-08-07  notyetagm: 46 ♖f4x♗g4+! ♔g5x♖g4 is a nice example of the <REMOVE THE GUARD> tactic by <ILLUSORY PROTECTION>: the Black g4-king cannot prevent the White d6-passed pawn from advancing to the d7-square like the Black g4-bishop did.

Don't send the king to do a bishop's work! :-)

Jul-20-17  Whitehat1963: Nice, fresh, high-level look at the Opening of the Day.

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46 RxBg4+! KxRg4 47 d6-d7 Black g4-king cannot defend d7-square
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46 RxBg4+! KxRg4 47 d6-d7 Black g4-king cannot defend d7-square

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