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Vladimir Akopian vs Ernesto Inarkiev
FIDE Grand Prix (2010), Astrakhan RUS, rd 8, May-18
Slav Defense: General (D10)  ·  1-0



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  tamar: <KEENER RAT VISION> snares Black an advantage, but <I AM DARK PAVILION> perseveres and walks his King through the burning ruins to victory.
May-19-10  paavoh: What's wrong with 18.Nxd8? anyone with engine/better calculation abilities?
Apr-10-12  computer chess guy: <paavoh: What's wrong with 18.Nxd8?> Nothing wrong with it, that I can see. After 18. ♘xd8 ♖axd8 19. ♗a3 ♘xd3 20. ♕xd3 b4 21. ♖ad1 bxa3, White has a Queen for 3 minors (vs. Queen for 2 minors and a Rook in the game line).
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  fredthebear: 104.Qh8+ should sink Black.

If interposing 104...Rb8 105.Qa1#.
If flight 104...Ka7 105.Qh7+ forks the Black rook.

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