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Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Paloan Decroix
Paris Apsap op 50th (2002), Paris FRA, rd 4, Feb-21
Latvian Gambit: Accepted. Foltys-Leonhardt Variation (C40)  ·  1-0



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Mar-10-14  PhilFeeley: Nice game. Black neglected all developmental principles to move his queen 5 times in the first 11 moves. White skillfully took him apart.
Mar-26-16  Exploding: Is black even a Grandmaster? I think he should be rated in the 1200-1599 range. Based on the stupid moves like 2...f5?, 8...f4?, and 16...g4? (2x8=16).
Mar-26-16  Shams: <Exploding> Click on his name. Note his rating and his age.
Mar-29-16  Exploding: <Shams> Even with his rating of 1987 and aged 72 should't explain the stupid move 2...f5?
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  beatgiant: <Exploding>
It's a book opening. Game Collection: LATVIAN GAMBIT BLACK WINS
Mar-30-16  Exploding: <beatgiant> You are right, maybe black's 9...♕e6? is the main (not the decisive) mistake of losing this game. From the engines's analysis could prove 2..f5?! is a bad move with best play from white. Even that white needs to be careful. However, a super-GM (Rated 2750+) like Vachier-Lagrave (known as V-L) could destroy this opening without problems.

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