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Levon Aronian vs Michael Adams
Karen Asrian Memorial (2008), Yerevan ARM, rd 13, Jun-15
Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Kramnik Variation (E17)  ·  1-0


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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-16-08  arsen387: 17.Red1 is a fine move. Going into tactical complications against Levon is a suicide, especially in a rapid game.
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  notyetagm: White to play: 17 ?

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Here Aronian (White) played 17 ♖e1-d1!, exploitng the <PIN> of the Black e4-pawn by the White g2-bishop to the <UNDEFENDED> Black b7-bishop, thus indirectly <DEFENDING> his White d3-knight from capture.

Position after 17 ♖e1-d1!

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<arsen387: 17.Red1 is a fine move. Going into tactical complications against Levon is a suicide, especially in a rapid game.>

Aronian -IS- a tactical god.

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