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Alexander Areshchenko vs Baadur Jobava
European Team Championship (2013), Warsaw POL, rd 8, Nov-16
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack Early deviations (B75)  ·  0-1



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Nov-17-13  iking: full of tense moments .... Jobaba keeps on attacking ...
Nov-17-13  iking: a GOTD someday ... Alexander's Bad Job
Nov-17-13  fisayo123: Brilliant game from one of my favourite players.
May-25-14  1d410: This is the second game where I've seen Jobava play h5 in the opening Dragon. Everyone should play it like this.
May-25-14  Gilmoy: I like Jobava's king storm on the pawnside. <8..h5> prevents White from playing sac, h5 himself -- forty years of theory pays off :)

<19..Ne4!> is surely deep analysis, but also a thematic hidden-support of anything on the long diagonal by mutual threat to the Yugoslav Qd2 -- hence Black is already looking to do this. It's a known opening support in KID, where Black can push and "hang" 6..e5 vs. the Nf3 because 8.Nxe5 Nxe4! reveals the <mutual threat> to both Ns:

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