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Michael Adams vs Smbat Gariginovich Lputian
Manila Interzonal (1990), Manila PHI, rd 11, Jul-11
French Defense: Tarrasch. Morozevich Variation (C03)  ·  1-0



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Oct-18-05  notyetagm: <Whoever makes better use of his rooks, wins>. Here the White rooks are used to trap the Black queen while the Black rooks accomplish absolutely nothing.
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Here Black starts to go somewhat astray, weakening his position without any provocation. The simple <13...Bf5> would have been perfectly acceptable." -- John Emms - The French Tarrasch, Batsford, 1998.

Black to move

1) -0.22 (26 ply) 13...a6 14.c3 Bc7 15.Bxf6 Nxf6 16.Nbd4 Qd6 17.g3 g6 18.Bd3 Rxe1+ 19.Qxe1 Bd7 20.Qd2 Re8 21.Re1 Rxe1+ 22.Qxe1 Kg7 23.Qd2 Ne4 24.Qc2 Qb6 25.Bxe4 dxe4 26.Ng5 f5

2) -0.26 (25 ply) 13...Bf5 14.c3 a6 15.Bd3 Nh5 16.Be3 Qc7 17.Nbd4 Bd7 18.h3 Nhf6 19.Rc1 Rac8 20.Nb3 b5 21.Qc2 Nh5 22.Rcd1 h6 23.Bxe4 dxe4 24.Rxd6 exf3 25.Rd5 Bc6 26.Rxh5 fxg2

3) -0.25 (25 ply) 13...Bc7 14.c3 Qd6 15.Bxf6 Nxf6 16.Nbd4 a6 17.Qc2 Bd7 18.Bd3 g6 19.g3 Kg7 20.Rxe8 Rxe8 21.Re1 Re7 22.Rxe7 Qxe7 23.Qb3 b5 24.Nc2 Qc5 25.Ncd4 Bd6 26.Qc2 Bg4 27.Qd2 h6 28.Qe3

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

= = =
After <13...Nh5>

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White to move

1) +0.38 (27 ply) 14.g3 Nhf6 15.c3 Bd7 16.Nbd2 Qc7 17.Bf1 Bc5 18.Bg2 h6 19.Bxc5 Qxc5 20.Nd4 Nd6 21.Qc2 b5 22.a3 a5 23.Qd3 Nc4 24.b4 Qc7 25.Nxc4 bxc4 26.Qc2 axb4 27.axb4 Rxa1

2) +0.27 (27 ply) 14.Bb5 Bd7 15.Bxd7 Qxd7 16.g3 b6 17.c3 Rac8 18.Nfd2 Nhf6 19.Bxf6 Nxf6 20.Rxe8+ Rxe8 21.Nf3 a5 22.Qd3 a4 23.Nbd4 Bc5 24.Rd1 Ne4 25.Re1 g5 26.Rd1 a3 27.b3 Bxd4 28.Qxd4

3) +0.20 (27 ply) 14.Be3 Nhf6 15.Bb5 Bd7 16.Bxd7 Qxd7 17.Qd3 a6 18.Rad1 Rad8 19.h3 Rc8 20.c3 Bc7 21.Nbd2 Qc6 22.Qc2 Rcd8 23.Nxe4 dxe4 24.Nd4 Qd6 25.g3 Qd7 26.Kg2 h6 27.Rg1 b5

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

= = =

It seems that only <14...f5> was a less good positional decision.

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White to move

1) +0.71 (26 ply) 15.Nbd2 Kh8 16.Bf1 Nhf6 17.c4 Be6 18.cxd5 Bxd5 19.Nxe4 fxe4 20.Bxf6 Qxf6 21.Qxd5 exf3 22.Rad1 Bc7 23.Rxe8+ Rxe8 24.Qxb7 Bb6 25.b4 Rf8 26.Rd3 h6 27.Rd2 Qa1 28.Qe7 Rc8 29.Rd3 Rc1 30.Qe8+ Kh7 31.Qe4+ Kh8

2) +0.58 (26 ply) 15.Nfd2 Nhf6 16.c4 Be6 17.Rc1 Bc7 18.cxd5 Bxd5 19.Bb5 Re7 20.Bc4 Bxc4 21.Nxc4 f4 22.Bxf6 Nxf6 23.Qxd8+ Bxd8 24.gxf4 Rxe1+ 25.Rxe1 Bc7 26.Re7 Rc8 27.Ne3 Bxf4 28.Rxb7 Rc7 29.Rxc7 Bxc7 30.Nf5 Bb6

3) +0.44 (25 ply) 15.Bd3 Be6 16.c3 Nhf6 17.a4 a6 18.a5 Rc8 19.Bc2 Bf7 20.Nh4 f4 21.Nf5 Bh5 22.Bxf6 Bxd1 23.Bxd8 Bxc2 24.Nxd6 Nxd6 25.Rxe8+ Nxe8 26.Nd4 Be4 27.Bh4 f3 28.Re1 Kf7 29.Rd1 g6

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

That's it from my side for now.

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