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Le Quang Liem vs Ian Nepomniachtchi
Aeroflot Open (2010), Moscow RUS, rd 9, Feb-17
English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights Variation (A35)  ·  1-0

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Feb-17-10  Shams: Great game to clinch the tournament. White comes out of the opening with a pawn deficit but better developed and with good play on the dark squares.

Obviously not 22...Nxg3?? 23.Ra8+

Feb-17-10  Billy Vaughan: A win that's symmetric to Nepo's late-round victory against Le in Aeroflot 2008, clinching the event in his favor.

That's a cute tactic on the 22nd move and a fun endgame overall. Good win by the Aeroflot champion!

Feb-21-10  DiscoJew: What a huge win. 1.Nf3 is still a powerful way to play for a win with white.
Feb-27-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: The exchange on the pinning square

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010 21 ... Nf6xe4!? takes the e4-square lined up with White f3-queen

Feb-27-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: Line opening sacrifices

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010 18 a4-a5! e5xNd4?? 19 c3xd4 opens c-file, b8-h2 diag to c8-king

Feb-27-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: Do not trade rooks when down the exchange!

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010 34 Rf4-h4 Rf8-a8 Black must avoid exchange of rooks at this stage -- Golubev in Chess Today 3389

Feb-27-10  notyetagm: <Shams: ... Obviously not 22...Nxg3?? 23.Ra8+>

Game Collection: Opening lines

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010 22 ... Ne4xBg3?? opens x-ray attack of f3-queen for 23 Ra1-a8+!

Feb-27-10  Atking: A great game of Le Quang Liem which opens great futur. The confidence he played a gambit - Pieces development lead and strong weakness on his bishop color - is very impressive.
Feb-27-10  notyetagm: <Atking: A great game of Le Quang Liem which opens great futur. The confidence he played a gambit - Pieces development lead and strong weakness on his bishop color - is very impressive.>

The "Vietnamese Carlsen", indeed. :-)

Feb-28-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: Line opening sacrifices

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010 18 a4-a5! e5xNd4?? 19 c3xd4 opens c-file, b8-h2 diag to c8-king

Feb-28-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: Endgame lessons: CUTTING OFF THE KING!

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010 53 Rb5xh5 wins as Black c4-king is cut off along the 5th rank

Mar-12-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: Endgame lessons: Rook endings: ROOK ENDGAME SKEW

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010

Mar-06-11  notyetagm: <Shams: ...Obviously not 22...Nxg3?? 23.Ra8+>

Great tactical shot.

Mar-06-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: Opening lines

Le Quang Liem vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2010 22 ... Ne4xBg3?? opens x-ray attack of f3-queen for 23 Ra1-a8+!

Mar-06-11
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  Penguincw: It looks like Le Quang Liem indirectly beat Magnus Carlsen as Ian Nepomniachtchi beat Magnus Carlsen in Carlsen vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2011.
Jul-26-12  LoveThatJoker: Analysis of this game by GM Le Quang Liem can be found here,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOBc...!

LTJ

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