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Levon Aronian vs Pavel Smirnov
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004), Tripoli LBA, rd 3, Jun-23
English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights Variation (A35)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jun-09-07  khursh: Isn't 48.Rg5 winning? Why they drew?
Jun-09-07  slomarko: maybe Aronian needed only a draw to advance.
Jun-09-07  argishti: Why would someone just draw a game, when he can win it??
Jun-09-07  Karpova: <slomarko: maybe Aronian needed only a draw to advance.> Aronian lost 1-2 with 4 draws against Smirnov at the FIDE Worldchampionship 2004.
Jun-09-07  slomarko: then it is hard to understand coz the position is won for white. maybe the score isnt right or something.
Jun-10-07
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  tamar: The electronic board puts Kings in the center to indicate the game is over.

In this case it was a legal move, so it messes up the score. Probably agreed drawn after 48 Rg8

Apr-23-18
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  ChessCoachClark: This game is included in CHESS EXPLAINED: The English Opening (Franco; 2006).

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