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Vladimir Pechenkin vs Ian Aird
Canadian Open (2009), Edmonton CAN, rd 4, Jul-14
Bird Opening: Anti-Bird Variation (A02)  ·  1-0



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Oct-04-15  Esauwept: Why did this game end? Is there an equilibrium or a superiority?
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  fredthebear: Black lacks mobility and has weak pawns. It looks like White will connect his rooks on the half-open f-file to wipe out the backward f7-pawn and "go to town" from there. White plays the simple Qb4 threatening to win the loose a-pawn. Black can exchange queens, but that removes a defender of the f7-pawn. If both Black rooks try to line-up across the 7th rank, they become cramped and vulnerable to attack by the advancing g-pawn or Ba3. White simply has the more active position w/penetration chances.

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