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Maxim Matlakov vs Levon Aronian
World Cup (2017), Tbilisi GEO, rd 3, Sep-11
Benoni Defense: Modern Variation (A56)  ·  0-1


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  malt: Good game
if 30.g3 B:g3 31.Kh1/Kg1
(31.K:g3 Qf4+ 32.Kh4 Bf5+ 33.Ng4 Rf6)


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  ChessHigherCat: < malt: Good game
if 30.g3 B:g3 31.Kh1/Kg1
(31.K:g3 Qf4+ 32.Kh4 Bf5+ 33.Ng4 Rf6)


Good point. Aronian played very well, especially considering that it must have been a blitz game, the way they played on to mate.

I was looking for improvements but only a found a few traps for black like this:

30. Kg1 Qf4?? 31. Nxg4 h5 32. Rxf3 Qd4+ 33. Nf2 loses a piece

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