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Baadur Aleksandrovich Jobava vs Ivan Saric
"The Ties that Bind " (game of the day Dec-17-2015)
European Team Championship (2015), Reykjavik ISL, rd 4, Nov-16
Ponziani Opening: Jaenisch Counterattack (C44)  ·  1-0


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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-16-15  coolconundrum: Nice bind for a pawn
Nov-17-15  Mr. V: It really is a great positional sacrifice.
Nov-17-15  MarkBuckley: Isn't 3...f5 the Jaenisch?
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  perfidious: <Mark> In the Spanish, yes, but this is the Ponziani Countergambit.
Nov-18-15  lakshashishu: What if 15...Bxg3 16.hxg3 c6 was played?
Nov-18-15  zoren: Worth studying to see how to mop up a position where you're down material but have a positional bind.
Nov-22-15  druukee: Gotta love this game!
Dec-11-15  Ayaend: Enjoy! I like to watch a game like that very nice! Good play Jobava
Dec-17-15  waustad: I much prefer people who play the opponent instead of the latest wrinkle in the latest opening that is in style.
Dec-17-15  Mr. V: All three jobava-saric games have been great so far.
Dec-17-15  jefflissa: lakshashishu: What if 15...Bxg3 16.hxg3 c6 was played? 17 Bc4+ Kh8 18 Rh7+ Kh7 19 Rh1 Nh4 20 Rh4 ++. 17 Bc4 Rf7 18 Rde1 isn't fun for black.
Dec-17-15  dTal: What a genius game! Great positional understanding. 15 d6! is a beautiful move!
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  kevin86: black's bishop is the worst I've seen in a long while. And, just when it sees any light at all, he is captured. White's pawn advantage wins the day.
Dec-17-15  lakshashishu: <jefflissa> Nice tactic..thanks for explaining.
Dec-17-15  scholes: 50 b3 is best move of the game.
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  offramp: Sweet Jobava's Baadur Song.
Dec-17-15  morfishine: Ok game, but hard to believe from a GM standpoint, that this game stands out in any way. We here at <CG> are after all looking for exciting games displayed at the GOTD...or am I wrong?


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