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Karen Asrian vs Vadim Markovich Milov
Groningen Invitational (Men) (1998), Groningen NED, rd 5, Dec-24
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Knight Variation (B43)  ·  0-1


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  plang: Milov was sceptical of 10 a4?! saying that the standard move 10 Re1 was the more logical follow-up to 8 Re1. 10..Rd8 had been played in Barua - Horvath at Calcutta 1998; 10..Bd6 was new. In playing 13..0-0? Milov missed the opportunity to play 13..b4 14 Nb1..Bxb2 15 Ra2..Be5 16 f4..Bd6 17 e5..c5 when Black has a big advantage. A very sharp middle game ensued. 27 Nxc5 (if 27 Ng5..Qf6!) would not have worked for White due to 27..Rxd3 28 Nxd3..Ne3+ 29 Rxe3..Qxe3 and Black is better. 30 Qf2? was an error allowing a powerful Black counterattack; Milov suggested 30 Nc5..Qxb2 (30..Qxa5!?) 31 Qf2..Qb4 32 Qd2 with play for both sides. If 34 Re7 Lautier suggested 34..g5! and if 35 b3..Qxe5 and Black is clearly better. 35 Ne6? lost instantly but had Asrian played 35 d5 he would still have been lost after 35..Bxd5 36 Rxd5..Ne2+ 37 Rxe2..Qxe2.
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