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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs Ernesto Inarkiev
FIDE Grand Prix Geneva (2017), Geneva SUI, rd 2, Jul-07
Queen's Gambit Declined: Vienna Variation (D30)  ·  1-0

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Jul-07-17  Tiggler: 2700 player hangs his Q. I hope he does not hang himself.
Jul-07-17  dunamisvpm: How come a 2700 GM missed his hanging queen in a classical time control?
Jul-07-17  Bigfoot713: You suggest a move for black; it's already lost when the queen gets trapped.
Jul-08-17  Jamboree: "Bigfoot713: You suggest a move for black; it's already lost when the queen gets trapped."

Well, all sorts of moves other than 19. ... 0-0 save the queen. And while admittedly black may be worse (pawn down, less space, fewer attacking chances) so much so that against a 2800 player the position is essentially "lost" in the long run, it'd certainly be better to fight on with a queen than without one.

Among many other moves which save the queen, black has 19. ... BxN, or 19. ... e5, or 19. ... h6, or 19. ... Ne4, etc. etc.

I'm not saying any of these are "good" or save the game in the long run, but they are certainly better than hanging a queen outright.

Jul-08-17  catlover: Move 17 would have been a good time to get that Queen out of harm's way, with say 17...Qe7.

Once the Queen got to f5, it was pretty exposed. However, maybe 19...Nh5 would have kept the black Queen from getting trapped.

Jul-08-17
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  piltdown man: Yowch!
Jul-09-17  Dirkster: "To err is human; to trap your opponent's queen... divine!"
Jul-09-17  Dave12: <dunamisvpm: How come a 2700 GM missed his hanging queen in a classical time control?> It happened to Mamedyarov himself against Aronian Aronian vs Mamedyarov, 2014
Jul-13-17  Roark: Kramnik got mated in one over the board in his match against the Computer
Jul-14-17
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  HeMateMe: why doesn't black play 17...Q-c2?

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