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Vladimir Akopian vs Georg Meier
Istanbul Olympiad (2012), Istanbul TUR, rd 9, Sep-06
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Chistyakov Defense Modern Line (C07)  ·  1-0



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Sep-06-12  BUNA: Lavish present by Meier.
According to Houdini it was a 23-pawn-units-blunder. LOL
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  OhioChessFan: I bet Akopian was shocked. 45. ? would be a Monday or Tuesday puzzle of the day.
Sep-07-12  notyetagm: Akopian vs G Meier, 2012


Sep-07-12  Augalv: Oops..
Sep-08-12  whiteshark: Confirms the Rule that all ♕ endgames are drawn unless you drop the ♕.
Sep-08-12  BUNA: After watching the video I've come to regret my former stupid comment. :-(
Sep-08-12  Everett: When these guys make mistakes, we sometimes forget how terrible we feel when we make our own.
Sep-08-12  notyetagm: Akopian vs G Meier, 2012

44 ... ?

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44 ... e4xf3?? 1-0 <line-opening: d4-g4>

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45 ♕d4-g4+ <skewer: e6, c8>

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Sep-09-12  parisattack: <BUNA: After watching the video I've come to regret my former stupid comment. :-(>

We've all done it and it stings. I was a few moves away from winning the state junior championship when I dropped a rook to a knight-fork in an ending. Fifty years later it still hurts! :)

Sep-14-12  whiteshark: <"THE BLUNDER OF THE OLYMPIAD", in my opinion.> This is so bad that it's bad again.
Sep-19-12  Abdooss: After watching the video, I realised certain GM (who was mere spectator) can be a d.!.c.k. ...
Apr-21-13  hudapri: <Abdooss> No dignity, especially compared to his namesake.
Aug-23-17  cormier: after 44.Qd4

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Analysis by Houdini 4

44...Qc7 45.Qxe4+ Kf6 46.c6 Kg5 47.Qd5+ Kf6 48.Kg2 Ke7 49.Kh3 Qd6 50.Qc4 Qc7 51.Qc5+ Qd6 52.Qxd6+ Kxd6 53.Kg4 Kxc6 54.Kg5 Kd5 55.Kf6 g5 56.Kxg5 Ke5 57.f4+ Ke6 58.f5+ Ke5 59.Kg4 Kd6 60.Kf4 Kd5 61.Kg3 Kd6 62.Kg4 Ke5 63.Kg5 Kd5 64.Kf6 +- (1.84) Depth: 27

44...Qc7 45.Qxe4+
+- (1.93 --) Depth: 27

44...Kf7 45.Qd5+ Ke7 46.Qxe4+ Kd8 47.Qh4+ Kc7 48.Qf4+ Kc6 49.Qa4+ Kc7 50.Qa5+ Kb8 51.Qb6+ Qb7 52.Kh2 Qxb6 53.cxb6 Kb7 54.Kg3 Kxb6 55.Kg4 Kc7 56.Kg5 Kd6 57.Kf6 g5 58.Kxg5 Ke5 59.f4+ Ke6 60.f5+ Ke5 61.Kg4 Kd6 62.Kf4 Kd5 63.Kg5 Ke5 64.Kg4 +- (1.84) Depth: 28

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