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Sergey Karjakin vs Baadur Aleksandrovich Jobava
"Baadur Than Ever" (game of the day Sep-04-2016)
FIDE Grand Prix Tashkent (2014), Tashkent UZB, rd 5, Oct-26
Caro-Kann Defense: Two Knights Attack (B10)  ·  0-1
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Oct-26-14
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  perfidious: <SF> lmao
Oct-26-14  cornflake: Very nice attacking game by Jobava.
Oct-26-14  zoren: On cursory glance, looked like a club level Bxh3 / Bxh6 sacrifice where the victim just rolls over and loses.

Where did Karjakin go wrong?

Oct-26-14  Mr. V: I think we know which game receives the brilliancy prize this tournament.
Oct-26-14  notyetagm: Karjakin vs Jobava, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRC...

Oct-26-14  Jim Bartle: <Where did Karjakin go wrong?>

According to Daniel King, he still had a chance with 30. Nh3. He also pointed out a lot of tricky white defenses that Jobava had to avoid, several based on an exposed attack on the queen by the b3 rook.

Oct-26-14  SirRuthless: Jobava from worst to 2nd in this event though five rounds. Impressive...
Oct-26-14  JosepCmd: "Fixing the Kar with Car" or "The Italian Job - Episode II"

For the Italian Job: Jobava vs Karjakin, 2013

Oct-26-14  Pulo y Gata: Karja can't.
Oct-27-14  MarkFinan: Can't believe he allowed the sac on h2. I'm guessing that's where the wheels came off anyway, it might not look sound to me but these guys are super GM's.
Oct-27-14  Eusebius: Looks like a game from the good old 1920's. Very nice.
Oct-27-14  MarkFinan: <Jim Bartle: <Where did Karjakin go wrong?> According to Daniel King, he still had a chance with 30. Nh3. He also pointed out a lot of tricky white defenses that Jobava had to avoid, several based on an exposed attack on the queen by the b3 rook.>

I kind of agree with that. If Nh3 is played here..

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... It's still not a good position for white either.

I've obviously looked with an engine, just to see what it made of the Bxh3, (basically 0.10) but it was still interesting to see how "accurate" these super GM's play.

I'm turning into a nerd! Lol.

Oct-29-14  JosepCmd: I think this game should take place in his notable games.
Oct-29-14
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  perfidious: <JosepCmd: I think this game should take place in his notable games.>

By saving it to a games collection you create, or already possess, you can help this game reach the list of Jobava's most notable.

Oct-30-14  JosepCmd: <perfidious: By saving it to a games collection you create, or already possess, you can help this game reach the list of Jobava's most notable.>

Understand.

Dec-23-14
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  FSR: Baadur Than Ever.
Sep-04-16
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  FSR: No. 99, baby! Game Collection: Puns I submitted
Sep-04-16
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: <FSR>, how do you plan to celebrate #100?
Sep-04-16
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  FSR: <An Englishman> Haven't really thought about it. I suppose I could get a bottle of champagne ready.
Sep-04-16  RandomVisitor: Surprise - white had better options available


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Komodo-10.1-64bit:

<+0.39/35 20.Rae1 g4 21.Ne5> Qh5 22.c5 Bc7 23.Nc4 Qh2+ 24.Kf1 g3 25.fxg3 Bxg3 26.Rxg3 Qxg3 27.Qc3 Qh2 28.Nd6 Rd7 29.Qe3 Rad8 30.Bc3 Rxd6 31.cxd6 Rxd6 32.Re2 Qh1+ 33.Kf2 Re6 34.Qf4 Kh7 35.Re1 Rxe1 36.Bxe1 Qh6 37.Qxh6+ Kxh6 38.Bb4 g5 39.Kf3 f5 40.b3 Kg6 41.Bc5 a6 42.Bb6 Kh5 43.Bc7 Kh4 44.Be5

Sep-04-16  RandomVisitor: Maybe white has a playable game as late as 23.Rxb7!


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Komodo-10.1-64bit:

<-0.14/39 23...Rac8 24.Rxc7> Qg4+ 25.Kh2 Rxc7 26.Qe2 g6 27.Rg1 Qf5 28.Rg3 Kf8 29.Kg1 Re7 30.Qd1 Kg7 31.Bc3 Re4 32.Nd2 Rh4 33.Qf3 Qe6 34.Qg2 Qxa2 35.Re3 Qa4 36.Nf3 Rf4 37.Re1 Qc2 38.Nh2 Rfxd4 39.Bxd4 Rxd4 40.Qxc6 Rf4 41.Rf1 Qxb2 42.Qe8 Rh4 43.Re1 Rh8 44.Qe4 Qc3 45.c6 Rc8 46.Kg2 Qxc6 47.Qxc6 Rxc6

Sep-04-16  lentil: I love the "ignore" option! The contributions that remain are actually cogent!
Sep-04-16  RandomVisitor: After 23.Rxb7! final update


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Komodo-10.1-64bit:

<+0.00/43 23...Rac8 24.Rxc7> Qg4+ 25.Kh2 Rxc7 26.Qe2 Rdd7 27.Qe8+ Kh7 28.Qe2 Re7 29.Qd3+ Kg8 30.Rg1 Qh5+ 31.Kg2 g4 32.Ne1 Rb7 33.Rh1 Qd5+ 34.Kg1 Re4 35.Qg3 Qe6 36.Be3 Rxb2 37.Qh2 Kf8 38.Qc7 Kg8 39.d5 cxd5 40.Qh2 Kf8 41.Qc7 Kg8

Sep-06-16
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  kevin86: No escape for white.
Sep-09-16
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  FSR: Heh, it turns out I already have 100 puns! Game Collection: Puns I submitted I just happened to notice that I had forgotten to count <Nothing Fancy>, which was GOTD almost two years ago! R Tolentino vs S Fancy, 2007
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