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Vladimir Georgiev vs Fabiano Caruana
Italian Team Championship (2014), Condino ITA, rd 6, May-04
Formation: Hippopotamus (A00)  ·  0-1
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May-04-14  Marmot PFL: Caruana makes a win look so easy.
May-04-14  siggemannen: Nf4 looks good in final position
May-04-14  Pedro Fernandez: <<siggemannen>: Nf4 looks good in final position>. Yeah, and 29...Nc1 is also sufficient.
May-04-14
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  PhilFeeley: Four pawn moves by move 5, against two pieces, central pawns, and castling!? What an insult!
May-04-14
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  kingscrusher: Hippo defence !
May-04-14  zakkzheng: Nc1 is probably more accurate due to the fact that the knight on f4 is ungaurded and white can get an exchange for the material deficent
May-06-14
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  Garech: According to the engines 29...Rfb8! is strongest, although Nf4/Nc1 is of course also winning.

-Garech

May-06-14
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  tamar: Hippo critical play!
May-06-14
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  perfidious: The very height of Hippocracy.
May-07-14
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  perfidious: The very height of hippocracy.
May-08-14  ThumbTack: <Garech> My engine agreed with yours, suggesting 29..Rfb8 as the strongest move. You would think going up by a rook (after 29..Nf4) would be hard to beat, but the position after Rfb8 is definitely a strong one. Sometimes a position is worth more than a piece!
May-26-18  johnkr: I like the trickiness of the idea Nf4 or Nc1. Humans (as opposed to engines) often are fooled because they automatically reject the idea that an opponent will expose his own Queen to capture. Remember in chess, look for the move that is not just good but is tricky.
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