|Feb-04-13|| ||bright1: Black to play and win on move 23 would make a good puzzle|
|Feb-05-13|| ||wordfunph: relentless attack starting with Rxc4, Ibragimov at his best!|
|Feb-07-13|| ||Phony Benoni: Oh, I see it now. I<brag>imov.|
|Feb-07-13|| ||rilkefan: Usually for the victor it's I move, I brag.|
|Feb-07-13|| ||morfishine: At age 25, Pavlov can still make GM|
|Feb-07-13|| ||Abdel Irada: Let us gather and sing sad songs of the consequences of opening the h-file against oneself.|
|Feb-07-13|| ||Abdel Irada: Actually, by this point in his career, one would think *not* opening the h-file against himself would be almost a conditioned reflex for Pavlov.|
|Feb-07-13|| ||Phony Benoni: http://mediacdn.snorgcontent.com/me...|
|Feb-07-13|| ||Abdel Irada: <Phony Benoni>: I think "Pavlov's Cat" might be an excellent description of many of us here. ;-)|
(I almost wonder if there's an actual user by that name.
I say "almost" because, if I really wondered, I'd have to *yawwwwwwwn* look it *yawwwwwwwwwwwwwwn* —
Athena, I *told* you not to do that when I was typing. You know how contagious those yawns of yours can
|Feb-07-13|| ||SuperPatzer77: Too many pins by Black!!!
<wordfunph: relentless attack starting with Rxc4, Ibragimov at his best! >
<wordfunph> I totally agree with you.
Awesome game by Ibragimov!!
|Feb-07-13|| ||Castleinthesky: How about Pavlov's Dog House?|
|Feb-07-13|| ||Naniwazu: Some quite amazing combinations in this game! Never heard of Ibragimov before..|
|Feb-07-13|| ||kevin86: white is a piece down and after the exchane of queens,he must meet the mate threats and lose even more.|
I like "Pavlov's dog house".or "Pavlov:barkless and biteless"
|Feb-07-13|| ||waustad: <Kevin86>Perhaps I.I. is beginning to drool.|
|Feb-07-13|| ||ajk68: Pavlov plays an awful game here.
Is the mistake as early as 6. a3, ?
17. b4 also appears incorrect. I like the plan of 17. Nf3, developing a piece, with ideas of going to d4 and putting pressure on the e6 pawn. This also centralizes the knight and blocks checks on the b7-g2 diagonal. g5 is also a possible home for the knight, attacking the e6 pawn, threatening a rook fork and block the doubled pawns.
|Feb-12-13|| ||M3ANDROS: I don't get it!? What's wrong with playing the immediate 23..Ng3+ forking the queen and winning the game immediately!? I wouldn't have played 23..Rxc4. Can someone please explain? :)|
|Feb-12-13|| ||Phony Benoni: <M3ANDROS> Look again:
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If Black plays 23...Nxg3+, White responds 24.Rxg3. Black can capture the knight on c4, but gains no advantage.
The combination in the game is really quite beautiful, combining a number of tactical themes. First <23...Rxc4> forces <24.Qxc4>, since if 24.Rxc4 then 24...Ng3+ does win the queen.
Now Black plays <24...Ng3+> anyway. White can't respond 25.Rxg3 because his queen will be unprotected. So he plays <25.Kg1> and Black has the surprising <25...Bc5+>:
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The queen can't take the bishop due to 26...Qxf1#, and 26.Be3 just gives away the bishop for nothing. White's only move is <26.Rf2>. Black can regain the exchange now, but finds another beautiful move in <26...Ne2+>:
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Now White can't play 27.Qxe2; he will lose his queen to 27...Qxe2 because of the pin on the <other> rook! If 27.Kh1 Qxc4 28.Bxc4 Bxf2 takes the rook for nothing and leaves Black a piece ahead. White might have tried this anyway, since 27.Kh1 Bxf2?? 28.Qc7+, and White mates! But he chose <27.Kf1 Nxc3>. Now the queen can't take on c3 because she's pinned, and Black winds up a piece ahead.
This is good stuff.
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