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Petr Haba vs Alexander Morozevich
European Club Cup (2007)  ·  Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04)  ·  0-1
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Oct-07-07
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  luzhin: Clever Moro: if 38.Bxa6 Nc5 wins.
Oct-07-07
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  notyetagm: <luzhin: Clever Moro: if 38.Bxa6 Nc5 wins.>

Very nice. Once again, you must be -unbelievably- careful about putting your pieces <ON THE EDGE OF THE BOARD(!)>.

(VAR) 38 Bb7xa6?? Na4-c5!:


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Not only has White placed his light-squared bishop on the edge of the board from which it has <NO RETREAT(!)>, but White has also made the tactical mistakes of capturing the Black a6-pawn to open the a-file for the Black b8-rook and <LINING UP> his White a6-bishop with his <UNDEFENDED> White a1-rook to create a <PIN>.

Play might go 39 Ra1-a5 Rb-a8 <pin> 40 Ra5xb5 Nc5xBa6 and Black is a piece ahead:


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Oct-08-07
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  ketchuplover: 21.Ndf6 looks ok to me
Oct-08-07  Mameluk: Haba´s preparation was again great but this is not his style. There should be several wining ways, but nothing easy. Try 22. Nf6 for instance.
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