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Oscar de la Riva Aguado vs Wesley So
Chess Olympiad (2016), Baku AZE, rd 1, Sep-02
Scotch Game: Schmidt Variation (C45)  ·  0-1


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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-02-16  ketchuplover: How about 20.Bxg6 ?
Sep-02-16  kamagong24: maybe black can just ignore the sac and play 20... Bf6, black may have enough counterplay since white's K is still in the center

21. Bxh7+ Kxh7
22. Qf4 or e4+ Kh8
23. Bc5 Nxc5

engines will have the better solution

Sep-03-16  GoldMedallist: yes 20.Bxg6 will make complications... please post an engine analysis here
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Was Black's Exchange sacrifice really sound, or did he just want to stir up trouble?
Sep-16-16  enochmeta: Why not 14... Nxe5 ?
Sep-16-16  enochmeta: 24... Ra6 was probably sounder but the exchange didn't lose too much of the advantage
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