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Yury Markovich Shulman vs Boris Savchenko
World Cup (2009) (rapid), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 1, Nov-23
Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15)  ·  0-1


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Nov-23-09  briandwall: Rd2???
Nov-24-09  cornflake: <briandwall: Rd2???>

Quite a blunder isn't it? 25...Re6! wins material.

Nov-24-09  Manic: Must've been quite a shock for Shulman when he realised there was no space for his queen. It's an odd sort of queen trap.
Nov-24-09  notyetagm:

<25.Rd2?? Re6 It's especially silly to fall for this queen trap, as ...Re6 was a move Black would have played in any case, preparing to swing the rook into the attack. To his credit, Shulman again came back, winning in game 6 to force still another pair of tiebreak games. 0-1>

Nov-24-09  notyetagm: 25 ♖d1-d2?? <self-block: d2>

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25 ... ♖e8-e6! 0-1 <queen trapped: no retreat!>

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Nov-24-09  notyetagm: 25 ... ♖e8-e6! 0-1

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Very instructive how 25 ... ♖e8-e6! <TRAPS> the White d6-queen because The Lady has <NO RETREAT!> due to the isolated, doubled Black c5-,c4-pawns covering the d4-,d3-squares, respectively.

Nov-19-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: SELF-BLOCKS: CAN'T CAPTURE YOUR OWN PIMP

Y Shulman vs B Savchenko, 2009 25 Rd1-d2?? White d6-queen now trapped by 25 ... Re8-e6! 0-1

Jul-27-13  notyetagm: Y Shulman vs B Savchenko, 2009

Game Collection: DOUBLING CAN LEAD TO TRAPPED PIECES! 25 Rd1-d2?? leaves the frontal White d6-queen with NO RETREAT!

Jul-27-13  notyetagm: Y Shulman vs B Savchenko, 2009

See the recent N Pogonina vs J Majdan-Gajewska, 2013 for another example of how Game Collection: DOUBLING CAN LEAD TO TRAPPED PIECES!.

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