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Antoaneta Stefanova vs Marie Sebag
FIDE Women Grand Prix (2010), Ulaanbaatar MGL, rd 9, Aug-08
Reti Opening: General (A09)  ·  1-0



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  luzhin: Love the way Antoaneta calmly allows Marie's b pawn to munch all the way from b5 to c2: great finish.
Aug-15-10  notyetagm: Annotated by GM Alexander Baburin in Chess Today 3568.
Aug-15-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: Slaying The Slav: English-based anti-Slav system
Aug-15-10  notyetagm: 29 ?

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29 ♕e4xg6+!

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29 ... h7x♕g6 30 ♖h2-h8+ ♔g8-f7 31 ♖h1-h7#

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Notice how the Black f7-king is caught in a <TRAFFIC JAM>, as the Black e7-queen and Black e6-pawn <BLOCK> critical <FLIGHT SQUARES> of the Black king to the center.

Nov-12-10  DiscoJew: Great handling of this inspiring opening!
Nov-12-10  Jim Bartle: I don't know too many other games where the winner's d-pawn never moves.
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  Phony Benoni: <Jim Bartle> Sliwa vs Unzicker, 1956
Apr-19-12  theodor: again in 31 moves!
Oct-25-12  notyetagm: Game Collection: PINS AGAINST SQUARES
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