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Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren
GCT St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (2019) (blitz), St Louis, MO USA, rd 5, Aug-13
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)  ·  0-1
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Aug-13-19  csmath: This game gets the award of the blunder of the day.

MVL has

28. Qxf7 Kh8
29. Ra5!

and black loses bishop or gets mated.

But of course in blitz everything goes and MVL played 28. Ba3? Ra6 and eventually lost the game after blundering some more

37. R1f6? Ra1
38. Kf2 Qa2

I know it is not smart to analyze blitz games but this one really stuck out like a sore thumb.

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