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Vugar Gashimov vs David Navara
Tata Steel Group A (2012), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 9, Jan-24
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  Penguincw: After 30.Qh2, it looks like white had a dangerous attack. It wasn't enough to win however.
Jan-24-12  Marmot PFL: Find the win white missed on move 25.
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  Phony Benoni: <MarmotPFL: Find the win White missed on move 25.>

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<25.Rxc7>, I presume? 25...Qxc7 26.Qg5 Rg6 27.Qxg6 Qc1+, and Black soon runs out of helpful checks.

Jan-24-12  gazzawhite: <Phony Benoni> What does white play against 25.Rxc7 Qd8 ?
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  Phony Benoni: <gazzawhite> AFter <25.Rxc7 Qd8>:

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White just plays <26.Rxc8>. Same ideas as after 25...Qxc7, only with an extra piece.

There's a funny switch-back variation: <26.Rxc8 Qe7 27.Rc7 Qd8 28.Rd7!>.

Jan-25-12  notyetagm: and should have lost immediately had Gashimov spotted the relatively simple 25.Rxc7!
Jan-28-12  notyetagm: Game Collection: LOOSE SQUARES NEAR THE ENEMY KING
Jan-16-14  Beholder: This is probably the last tournament game Gashimov played.

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