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Etienne Bacrot vs Sergey Karjakin
4th FIDE Grand Prix (2009), Nalchik RUS, rd 11, Apr-27
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack Anti-English (B90)  ·  1-0



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Apr-27-09  notyetagm: <TODO> Figure out what Karjakin *missed* in <Bacrot-Karjakin FIDE GP Nalchik 2009>.

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36. Qc5 a3 ??
(36... e5 {} 37. c7 Bc8 38. Qxe5 Qe6 39. Qb2 Qa6 40. Bd5 Qa7 41. Qf6 Qxc7 42. Qg6+ Kf8 43. Qxh6+ Ke7 44. Qe3+ Kf8 45. Qa3+ Kg7 46. Qxa4 Qc5 47. Qa2 Bf5 48. Qb2+ f6 49. Qb7+ Kh6 50. Kg2 ♖ybka Aquarium (0:01.54) +0.94|d20 White has the upper hand) 37. c7 e5 38. Bd5
(38... Qd3 39. Qe7 ♖ybka Aquarium (0:00.08) +6.88|d14 White has a decisive advantage) 1-0 [1-0]

Apr-27-09  Augalv: Commentary at:
Apr-28-09  arnaud1959: <Augaly> Thanks for the link. This game shows once again how much Black must be careful and find counterplay in variations with -a6; -Nc6 Nxc6 -bxc6. That a6 pawn may be a constant headache for Black.

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