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A R Saleh Salem vs Yifan Hou
FIDE Grand Prix Geneva (2017), Geneva SUI, rd 6, Jul-12
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)  ·  0-1
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Jul-12-17  SirRuthless: Well played by Hou. She opened well, dissipated any pressure white had on f7 and then maximized her own position until Salem disintegrated under the pressure.
Jul-12-17  devere: White missed 30.e5!!, which gives him the advantage.


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Every other move loses.

Jul-12-17
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  ChessHigherCat: Good Thursday puzzle: Why can't Black win the e4 pawn with 17....exd4 18. exd4 Qxe4?

Because of 19. Rde1 Qg4 20. Bxf7+ Rxf7 21. Qxf7+!! Kxf7 22. Ng5+ Kg8 23. Re8+ Nf8 24. Rfxf8#

Jul-13-17
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: <devere>, I'm not very good with tactics; why does 30.e5 grant White the edge?
Jul-15-17  Olsonist: Ne2 sure looks pretty good against e5.

ef. Rxf6 Qd2 (protect hanging rook) Nxg3 Qe5

No bueno.

Jul-15-17
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  beatgiant: <Olsonist>
On 30. e5 <Ne2?> White wins with <31. exf6> Nxd4 32. fxg7+ Kh7 <33. gxf8(N)+> with mate to follow.

But I do not see any White advantage after 30. e5 <Rg6>. <devere> What did you have in mind?

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