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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs Judit Polgar
World Blitz Championship (2014) (blitz), Dubai UAE, rd 9, Jun-19
Trompowsky Attack: Edge Variation (A45)  ·  1-0



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Jun-19-14  BobbyBishop: ouch!
Jun-19-14  beenthere240: That's amazing.
Jun-19-14  parisattack: Cute trap. A rude 'shak' for Judit.
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  thegoodanarchist: I wonder how long it took white to find his last move. Did he see it instantly? Did he feel something was amiss and study for a bit to see it? Wish I had been a spectator in the audience!
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  thegoodanarchist: Also, @, the date is wrong. I am fairly sure Mamedyarov didn't play this when he was 10 years old.
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  thegoodanarchist: And as soon as I refreshed to see my post, the date is now correct! Now <THAT> is premium member service :)
Jun-19-14  solskytz: The Nd5 "jump" is a classic element in the Qa5-Qd2 faceoff. White moves K to b1 with that in mind, certainly (other wise black will have Queen takes d2 CHECK)- only that black misses it.
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  WannaBe: <thegoodanarchist> We are sooooooo spoiled. =))
Jun-20-14  PhilFeeley: <thegoodanarchist: Now <THAT> is premium member service :)>

If they could just get the scoring of events correct, I'd agree with you.

Jun-20-14  Nerwal: Black's position was already very difficult, close to lost, and white just had to centralize his pieces with obvious moves (♘f3, ♗d3, ♖hf1). It was very hard to find a decent move, and black probably forgot for a second her king needed the d7 square to escape a c7 ♘ check. Maybe 10... a6 preparing b5 was the best practical chance.
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  chancho: Another short game with a similar idea:

Aronin vs Kantarovich, 1960

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  FSR: Knight on the Town.
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  FSR: Very reminiscent of Yermolinsky vs E Tate, 2001.
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  thegoodanarchist: <WannaBe: <thegoodanarchist> We are sooooooo spoiled. =))>


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