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Levon Aronian vs Dmitry Jakovenko
FIDE Jermuk Grand Prix (2009), Jermuk ARM, rd 10, Aug-20
English Opening: Symmetrical. Fianchetto Variation (A34)  ·  1-0

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Aug-20-09  Jason Frost: Rare to see Jako with so many losses.

Maybe he could've held on with perfect play after 45...Kc3 but position looks tough.

Aug-20-09  Jason Frost: Also, what is the reasoning behind 35...Rc7 instead of something like

<35...a5 36.Qc6 f4 37. Kg2 (37. Qc8? f3 and black looks better)Qb7 38. Qxb7 Rxb7 39. Ra8 Rc5> and black seems to be holding

Aug-20-09  euripides: <Jason> you mean 36...a5, I assume - but then doesn't 37.Qc6 drop the rook ? I like the look of <36...a5> 37.Qd6 when Black's rook will be more passive than White's if queens are exchanged, or perhaps 37.f4 with threats against the kingside pawns. I suppose Black felt activating his rook was his best chance.
Aug-20-09  Bumcrot: 20.Bh7+ Kxh7 21.Qh5+ Kg8 22.Rh4 looks fun, but I guess 22...f6 lets Black off the hook.
Aug-20-09  Ulhumbrus: Another suitable for addition to Cozen's collection of King hunts.

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