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Hikaru Nakamura vs Alexander Onischuk
US Championship (2007), Stillwater USA, rd 7, May-21
Scotch Game: Scotch Gambit. Advance Variation (C45)  ·  0-1



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May-24-07  Ashram64: hikaru has to prepare better with competition, and stop playing weird lines. Talents aren't enough without prep.
Jul-13-07  cotdt: I like Onischuk's play. Nakamura seems overrated to me.
Apr-03-10  notyetagm: 28 ... ?

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Can someone please explain to me why Black here played 28 ... g7-g5 and *then* played 29 ... e2-e1=♕ instead of playing just the obvious 28 ... e2-e1=♕ ?

28 ... g7-g5

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Sep-03-12  SuperPatzer77: Black plans on winning White a-pawn - see diagram below:

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White resigns in lieu of 76. ♗b4 ♖d3!, 77. ♔e2 ♖xa3!, 78. ♗xa3+ ♔xa3, 79. ♔d2 ♔b2 (Black a-pawn goes queening)


Nice game by Alexander Onischuk!!


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