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Tigran Levonovich Petrosian vs Yuri Drozdovskij
Kochin Wch U20 (2004)  ·  Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-26-06
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  notyetagm: This game was featured in one of Danny King's "How Good Is Your Chess" column. Does anyone know which issue? Thanks.
Dec-26-06
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  notyetagm: What a tactical tour de force this is by Tigrano!

Position after 24 ... ♕d5:


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How does White save his offside e6-rook?

Many moves earlier White must have seen that in this position he could play <25 ♕a6!!>,


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defending his trapped e6-rook by exploiting Black's <WEAK BACK RANK> (25 ... ♖xa6?? <deflection from e8> 26 ♖e8+ ♖f8 27 ♖xf8#).

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