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Emil Sutovsky vs Vladimir Akopian
FIDE Moscow Gran Prix (2002) (rapid), Moscow RUS, rd 3, Jun-03
French Defense: Rubinstein Variation. Blackburne Defense (C10)  ·  1-0



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Jun-13-17  The Chess Express: After

15. d5

Akopian must have missed the simple

15. ... Qxd5

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16. Be4 Qg5
17. Bc6 Ke7
18. Bxd7 Rxd7
19. Rxd7+ Kxd7
20. Qxf7+ Kc8
21. Qxe6+ Kb8 =

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White has no advantage. Another try was

15. Qb7 Qf4
16. Qxa7 h6
17. g3 Qd6 <Qxf2> is too risky

18. Qb7 Nf6 To try and stop the ♕ with Nd5
19. Qg2 Qd5
20. f3 Ke7!? <0-0>

21. c3 c5 ∞

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The position is complicated, but black is okay.

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