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Essam El Gindy vs Levon Aronian
World Cup (2019), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 1, Sep-12
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation. Accelerated (E24)  ·  0-1


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Sep-12-19  Ulhumbrus: After 12...Qc6 White will lose his c4 pawn and the game without getting any counterplay if he waits for Black's king to gain safety. This suggests that White has to try to open lines by c5 or f5 or g5 before Black's king can gain safety.
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  whiteshark: Now trying move <17.O-O>:

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Black to move

1) =0.00 (26 ply) 17...Qd7 18.Nf2 h5 19.Rfe1 Kf8 20.Ra1 Nc5 21.f4 Re8 22.Qf3 Bb7 23.Bc2 Ba6 24.Bd3

2) +0.17 (26 ply) 17...c6 18.Rfd1 h5 19.Nf4 Nc5 20.dxe6 fxe6 21.Ng6 Rg8 22.f4 Qc7 23.f5 O-O-O 24.Nf4 exf5 25.exf5 d5 26.Ne6 Qd6 27.a5 Nxe6 28.Qxe6+ Qxe6 29.fxe6 dxc4 30.Be2 bxa5 31.Bxh5 Rxd1+ 32.Rxd1 Kc7 33.e7

3) +0.17 (25 ply) 17...Nc5 18.a5 Ke7 19.Bc2 Qg8 20.Nf2 h5 21.Nd1 h4 22.Ne3 h3 23.g3 Bb7 24.Ra1 Qg5 25.Rfd1 Qe5 26.Ra3 Qg5 27.Kf2 Rag8 28.f4 Qg7 29.axb6 axb6 30.Rda1 Kd7 31.Ra7 Ra8

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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