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Varuzhan Akobian vs Igor Foygel
United States Championship (2003), Seattle, WA USA, rd 8, Jan-17
Indian Game: West Indian Defense (E61)  ·  1-0



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Mar-11-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: With 17.g4 Akobian sent the clear message he desires to move the queen to h7, which he succeeded at move 23. After that, the rest was routine.
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  whiteshark: GM Akobian presents a lecture covering this game:
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  fredthebear: 17...Nd7 does not help Black's cause, nor does leaving queenside pieces sitting still while emptying his own kingside protection. White plays a nice clearance sacrifice with 22.Be6+, allowing the queen to invade and anchor the finish.

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