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Tiger Hillarp Persson vs Zurab Azmaiparashvili
Hotel Bali Stars (2003) (rapid), Benidorm ESP, rd 8, Nov-28
Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw (B07)  ·  0-1



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Dec-27-05  Treadhead57: OK, why is this opening called the Lion Defense: Lion's Jaw?
Jan-10-06  Greginctw: it is? ive been playing it for awhile and i had no idea. Go figure.
Jan-10-06  IT4LICO: Lion wins against Tiger. A nice pun...
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  GrahamClayton: Does Black have a clear win if White accepts the Rook sacrifice on move 14?

I analysed 15.♔f2 ♕h4+ 16.♔g2 ♕g4 17. ♔f2 ♕c4, - Black has 3 pawns and bishop for the Rook, while the White King is very exposed.

Aug-03-13  GumboGambit: Lion defense is the first two moves of Pirc followed by e5 and Nd7. This isnt a full Lion because the second knight does not get played out.

The part that doesnt make sense is that white playing f3 makes it a Lions Jaw. At that point theyre just making stuff up to sound pretty.

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