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Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Georg Meier
Dortmund Sparkassen (2018), Dortmund GER, rd 7, Jul-22
French Defense: Rubinstein Variation. Capablanca Line (C10)  ·  1-0
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Jul-22-18
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  mike1: ouuchhhhhh! Black was never in that game
Jul-22-18
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  An Englishman: Good Morning: Yet another Crash 'N Burn.
Jul-22-18
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  ChessHigherCat: What a massacre!
Jul-22-18
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  cormier:


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Analysis by Houdini 4: d 24 dpa done

<1. = (0.00): 19...Kh7> 20.g4 b5 21.gxf5 bxc4 22.Rg1 Rg8 23.f6+ cxd3 24.Rxg8 Kxg8 25.Qxh6 Qf8 26.Qg5+ Kh7 27.Qh5+ Kg8 28.Qg5+ Kh7

2. + / - (1.34): 19...Kg7 20.g4 Bd8 21.Qh5 Qe7 22.gxf5 Qh4 23.Rg1+ Kh8 24.Qxh4 Bxh4 25.Ne5 Bg5 26.Re1 b6 27.Ke2 Bf6 28.Bc4 Bxe5 29.dxe5 exf5 30.f4 Bb7 31.Rd1 Rac8 32.b3 Rc7 33.Rd6 Kh7 34.Rf6 b5 35.Bd3 Bc8 36.Bxb5 Rc2+ 37.Kd3 Rxh2 38.Bc4 Rd8+ 39.Rd6 Rf8 40.a3 Bb7 41.Kd4

Jul-22-18
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  cormier: if: 19...Kh7 20.g4 b5


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Analysis by Houdini 4: d 24 dpa done

1. = (0.00): 21.g5 Bf4 22.Qxf4 bxc4 23.Qh4 Qd2 24.Qxh6+ Kg8 25.Be2 Rb8 26.Rg1 c3 27.Rd1 Qf4 28.bxc3 Rb2 29.Qh5 Ba6 30.Re1 Kg7 31.Qh6+ Kg8 32.Qh5 Kg7

2. = (0.00): 21.gxf5 bxc4 22.Rg1 Rg8 23.f6+ cxd3 24.Rxg8 Kxg8 25.Qxh6 Qf8 26.Qg5+ Kh7 27.Qh5+ Qh6 28.Qxf7+ Kh8 29.Qe8+ Kh7 30.Qf7+ Kh8

3. = (0.00): 21.Rg1 bxc4 22.gxf5 Rg8 23.f6+ cxd3 24.Rxg8 Kxg8 25.Qxh6 Qf8 26.Qg5+ Kh7 27.Qh5+ Qh6 28.Qxf7+ Kh8 29.Qe8+ Kh7 30.Qf7+ Kh8

Jul-24-18
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  al wazir: Why didn't black play 26...Qe7 ?
Jul-24-18
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: <al wazir: Why didn't black play 26...Qe7 ?>

27 Rg8+ wins the queen for a rook. Afterwards, black can play Rh1+ to win a rook back, but white will then take the bishop on d7 with the queen, and still be far ahead in material.

Jul-24-18
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  al wazir: <Gregor Samsa Mendel: 27 Rg8+ wins the queen for a rook. Afterwards, black can play Rh1+ to win a rook back, but white will then take the bishop on d7 with the queen, and still be far ahead in material.>

Well, a piece ahead. But after 26...Be8 27. Bh7, mate is unstoppable.

Jul-28-18
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  HeMateMe: that was fast and brutal. Nepo was hot this tournament, all cylinders clicking.
Jul-29-18
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  Count Wedgemore: <HeMateMe: that was fast and brutal. Nepo was hot this tournament, all cylinders clicking.>

Yes, Nepo's play in Dortmund was incredibly impressive. More or less a flawless performance. I don't think I've ever seen him play so consistently well.

Aug-02-18  Vitez: This game is on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVz...
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