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Levon Babujian vs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005), Instanbul TUR, rd 2, Nov-10
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Anderssen Variation (C77)  ·  0-1



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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-05  Bobak Zahmat: Babujian is outplayed by Mamedyarov. Unbelievable how simple Mamedyarov pushes his B pawn till the first rank!
Oct-15-07  notyetagm: Position after 26 ... a4-a3!:

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The Black a3-pawn is taboo thanks to an <X-RAY> against the <LOOSE> White e2-rook.

That is, 27 b2xa3?? ♖e8x♖e2! is an <X-RAY> by the Black a2-queen through the White d2-queen to the <LOOSE> White e2-rook, winning a whole rook for Black.

(VAR) Position after 27 b2xa3?? ♖e8x♖e2! <x-ray>:

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A lovely interplay between -tactics- and -strategy-: Black is able to achieve the positionally desirable pawn advance 26 ... a4-a3! because it is supported by the <PIN> and <X-RAY> tactics.

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