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Anna Muzychuk vs Olga Girya
Women Grand Prix Geneva (2013), Geneva SUI, rd 1, May-03
Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Variation. Main lines (B18)  ·  1-0
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May-03-13  Jigsaw42: She trapped two of her pieces.. That's really too much!
May-03-13
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  HeMateMe: Can black play 48...N-h3 to keep the piece and get some counterplay? She still has that passed a pawn, to tie up a white piece.
May-03-13  Calar: She could but her position is still hopeless.

If 48...Nh3 White can simply reply 49.Nxf7 with 50.Nd8 to follow, picking up Black e-pawn and creating her own passer, all while Black knight is cut off on the edge of the board doing nothing.

And if a-pawn starts to advance, White can simply use her king to pick him up.

May-03-13
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  whiteshark: Black was well prepared, as she used only 1 minute of her time to reach move 20.
May-04-13  xanadu: Yes, but then she lost the game in 5 moves! The plan starting with 19...Rc8 and 21...b5 looks wrong. On the other hand, White´s idea of keeping the bishop in control of the diagonals from e1: e1-a5 and e1-h4, seems to be an improvement.
May-04-13  Nerwal: This Caro-Kann type of position is very common and has been studied in great detail for decades. For instance the themes of the resulting endgame are analyzed in NIC yearbook 67 - that was already ten years ago. b5 against c4 is thematic. The mistake is probably to be found between 27... bxc4 (which is deemed dubious strategically if black can't follow with c5) and 30... ♘d5 (after which black cannot answer ♖dc1 with ♗a3 anymore, so she's probably in big trouble)
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