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Ernesto Inarkiev vs A R Saleh Salem
FIDE Grand Prix Geneva (2017), Geneva SUI, rd 5, Jul-10
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  1-0


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  Willber G: The score is wrong, black resigned at this point. 1-0.
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  tamar: DGT gremlins took away 1/2 point from Inarkiev because King on e5 signals draw once arbiter puts White King on e4.

43 Qb2 mate would have avoided those shenanigans.

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  AylerKupp: 43.Qb2# was not bad, but what was wrong with Rxf5+ at any time after 39...Qf5? Would Black have kept playing a effectively a rook down?
Jul-10-17  Mirovsk: I don't get it....could anyone explain more clearly why is a draw?
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  Sally Simpson: The score is wrong. White won.

(correction slip sent)

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  AylerKupp: Yes, the official site ( has the score 1-0.
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  whiteshark: It is most likely that black resigned after 42.Rhg1.

<DGT gremlins> moved the ♔ afterwards. ;)

Jul-11-17  abuzic: 37.Qg2, threat Rf1 37...bxa5? and Salem swallowed the bait. <37...g5 threat ...Qxh7> could balance the position.
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