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Dmitry Jakovenko vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
Corus Group B (2007), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 10, Jan-24
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96)  ·  1-0

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Nov-14-08  Autoreparaturwerkbau: Lagrave about this tournament and this specific game:

"I was really well prepared for the Corus, but after five wins in a row(!), I suffered much in the end of the tournament, mainly because of my failing physical condition <(I still don't know how I managed to lose that almost winning game I had against Jakovenko !!)>. Even if I had played very well in the tournament, I was disappointed by this end."

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Nov-06-10  Shams: After 32...Kxf6 white has his choice of discoveries:


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In the game white took on e6 and won, but that's not to say he was better. It was black who avoided the implied offer of a repetition of moves after the time control, for one thing.

In the diagrammed position does white avoid 33.Bd3+ picking up the rook because he wanted more than a draw, or because it loses?

I set up the position here and was unable to beat (or draw) Crafty after a couple dozen or so tries, playing the exchange down but with that monster bishop. Note, colors reversed. Try your hand:

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