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Kannappan Priyadharshan vs Ray Robson
World Junior Championship (2011), Chennai IND, rd 5, Aug-06
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76)  ·  0-1

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Aug-06-11  Clodhopper: Another nice combo by Ray, starting at move 13!
Aug-06-11
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  Fusilli: This is a remarkable sac... the exchange plus a pawn for attacking chances that Robson exploits admirably. Well done.
Aug-19-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: DECOY INTO PIN => APPLIED BALEFUL INFLUENCE

K Priyadharshan vs R Robson, 2011 26 ... Qa5xa2!+ drags b1-king into pin on a2-g8 for ... Rb4-a4+

Aug-19-11  sevenseaman: Perfect timing for the Black Q sac. White can neither refuse nor swallow.
Sep-10-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS! DECOYS!
Aug-11-13  notyetagm: K Priyadharshan vs Robson, 2011

26 ... ?


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26 ... ♕a5xa2+! 0-1 <<line-opening: a4->a1>


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(VARIATION)
27 ♔b1x♕a2 <decoy into pin>


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27 ... ♖b4-a4+ <coordinate on loose a1-sq>


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28 ♔a2-b1 ♖a4-a1#


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May-10-19
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  fredthebear: <notyetagm> Thank you for the diagrams. 28.Ka2-b1 Ra4-a1# is known as Mayet's Mate, where the bishop on the long diagonal protects the checking rook on the back rank. It is sometimes referred to as Anderssen's Mate, but in that case it's a pawn that protects the checking rook.

This game was a sharp, shimmering attack by Robson smartly covering the various possible responses.

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