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Migchiel de Jong vs Andries Mellema
13th Unive Tournament (Open) (2009), Hoogeveen NED, rd 1, Oct-16
French Defense: Classical. Steinitz Variation (C14)  ·  1-0

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Oct-20-09
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  bright1: I think 12. ... Rb8 was a mistake. Black needed to try b5-b4. And after 14. Qf2 he should have traded queens. Yes that would have led to a difficult endgame because of his problem bishop, but that was better than letting his White develop a kingside attack. By the time White plays 22. Nf4 (with the threat of 23. Ng5xf7 Kxf7 24. Qg3-g6+ ) I think Black is already lost.

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