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Vassily Ivanchuk vs Alexander Grischuk
Tal Memorial (Blitz) (2008) (blitz), Moscow RUS, rd 6, Aug-29
Slav Defense: Quiet Variation. Schallopp Defense (D12)  ·  1-0

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Sep-01-08  notyetagm: 30 ... ♗d8-c7


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To which Chucky replies 31 ♘c3-b5!.

31 ♘c3-b5!


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Ivanchuk uses the <RELOADER> principle (31 ... c6x♘b5?? 32 ♗e2xb5 <royal pin>) to accomplish the <STRATEGIC GOAL> of getting a knight into the d6-outpost.

33 ♘b5-d6 <outpost>


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31 ... c6xNb5?? 32 Be2xb5 pins Black d7-queen to Black e8-king
from Pins! Exploit every pin!!! by notyetagm
31 Nc3-b5! Black d7-queen,e8-king > c6-pinning sq for e2-bishop
from ACTS: ALIGNMENTS CREATE THREATENED SQUARES! by trh6upsz
31 Nc3-b5! Black d7-queen,e8-king > c6-pinning sq for e2-bishop
from TACTICS: ALIGNMENTS CREATE THREATENED SQUARES! by Baby Hawk
31 Nc3-b5! gets White c3-knight to d6-outpost sq using reloader
from TACTICS IN THE SERVICE OF STRATEGY by notyetagm
31 ... c6xNb5?? 32 Be2xb5 pins Black d7-queen to Black e8-king
from Pins! Exploit every pin!!! by trh6upsz
31 Nc3-b5! Black c7-pawn defends b5-square from White e2-bish
from Tactic: RELOAD to exploit alignment by Baby Hawk

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