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Mert Erdogdu vs Richard Almond
7th European Individual Championship (2006), Kusadasi TUR, rd 6, Apr-09
Scandinavian Defense: Main Lines (B01)  ·  0-1
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Oct-17-07  notyetagm: Nice tactical shot, 21 ... ♗c5xf2!, based on the <UNDEFENDED> White c4-bishop and the <DOUBLE ATTACK> 22 ♕f3x♗f2 ♕b6-c6+ and 23 ... ♕c6x♗c4.

The White f3-queen <SHEILDS> the White g2-king from <CHECK> on c6 and so cannot also <DEFEND> the f2-pawn.

Oct-17-07  notyetagm: Position after 31 ♖f1-f2??:


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Wow, I am amazed that a FM (2345 rating) would miss the simple <PETITE COMBINAISON> 31 ... ♖d8x♖d1 <remove the guard> 32 ♗a4x♖d1 <illusory protection of c1> ♘c4-d6+ <discovered attack with check>,


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winning the <UNDEFENDED> White c1-bishop.

Oct-17-07  notyetagm: Position after 21 ... ♗c5xf2!:


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21 ... ♗c5xf2! is a wicked tactical shot.

The point is that 22 ♕f3x♗f2 exposes the White g2-king to <CHECK> and then 22 ... ♕b6-c6+ picks up the <UNDEFENDED> White c4-bishop with a simple <QUEEN FORK>.

(VAR) Position after 22 ♕f3x♗f2 ♕b6-c6+:


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Black wins a pawn for free and takes away White's two bishop advantage to boot.

Just as Reinfeld/Chernev used to write, <<<THERE ARE ALWAYS(!) THREATS AGAINST UNDEFENDED PIECES!>>>.

Oct-17-07  Shams: <notyetagm> please don't think me rude, but the tenor of your posts doesn't seem to reflect the fact that 99% of the posters on this forum are quite familiar with simple tactical motifs.
Oct-17-07  notyetagm: <Shams: <notyetagm> please don't think me rude, but the tenor of your posts doesn't seem to reflect the fact that 99% of the posters on this forum are quite familiar with simple tactical motifs.>

These are mainly intended as notes to myself for learning purposes.

And though they may be simple, notice how the 2300-rated FIDE master missed -all- of the tactics that I have discussed on this page.

Feel free to add me to your ignore list.

Oct-17-07  Shams: fair enough, but it seems a bit vain for you to use the forum as a personal notebook.

and it's one thing to say "white misses a simple tactic" (or "wicked" as you call it), it's another to belabor it. that's all I'm saying. we don't need the word "undefended" in all caps and colored brackets.

Oct-19-07  notyetagm: <Shams: fair enough, but it seems a bit vain for you to use the forum as a personal notebook.>

Do you notice anyone else making comments on this page? All I see is my work and your criticism.

<and it's one thing to say "white misses a simple tactic" (or "wicked" as you call it), it's another to belabor it.>

"Belaboring" is your word choice. I prefer to think of it as drilling, learning by repetition.

And if the tactics were really that simple, then why did a titled player (2351 is at least FM - FIDE Master) miss them?

<that's all I'm saying. we don't need the word "undefended" in all caps and colored brackets.>

Sounds like I should be in your <IGNORE> <LIST>.

Oct-19-07
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  chancho: <Shams> If you ever decide to put him on ignore, don't forget his other persona: <Mateinonenik> :-)
Oct-19-07  notyetagm: <chancho: <Shams> If you ever decide to put him on ignore, don't forget his other persona: <Mateinonenik> :-)>

Now how did you figure out that <Mateinonenik> was my other nick on this site? :-)


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Oct-20-07  notyetagm: Game Collection: Enemy king makes a great second tactical target

Position after 21 ... ♗c5xf2!:


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(VAR) Position after 22 ♕f3x♗f2 ♕b6-c6+ <double attack>:


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Oct-20-07  notyetagm: Game Collection: Queen forks

(VAR) Position after 22 ♕f3x♗f2 ♕b6-c6+ <double attack>:


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