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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs Ekaterina Valentinovna Kovalevskaya
Aeroflot Open (2015), Moscow RUS, rd 3, Mar-29
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern Variation (D50)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Mar-29-15
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  Penguincw: Some small complications occured around move 25:

After 25.Bc4, black correctly replied 25...bxc4. If 25...Bc1, then 26.Bxe6+ Kh8 27.Nxc1, and white already has a knight, bishop and pawn vs. rook, and is getting ready to win another piece or the exchange.

After 26.Rxd7, black plays 26...cxb3. If 26...Bxc1, then 27.Rxd7, and it's currently 2 knights and a pawn vs. rook, which is also favourable for white.

Mar-29-15  siggemannen: good game by Ekaterina, fighting off the Shark
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