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Yifan Hou vs Le Quang Liem
Tradewise Gibraltar (2012), Catalan Bay GIB, rd 8, Jan-31
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam Variation (B93)  ·  1-0

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Jan-31-12  dangerhump: First!

37...Bc5??? Horrible blunder by a player that rarely makes mistakes like this. Rf7 was the move and the best white has is a perpetual.

Jan-31-12
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  cro777: Position after 37.Ne6


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Le played <37...Bc5??> which loses immediately.

He should have played <37...Rf7!> instead and the game should have ended in a draw by repetition.

37...Rf7 38.Nf4+ Kg7 39.Nh5+ Kg8 40.Qe8+ Rf8 41.Qg6+ Kh8 42.Qxh6+ Kg8


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Jan-31-12
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  wordfunph: great win by GM Hou and sorry loss by LQL..

i lost 200 chessbucks :(

Jan-31-12  Riverbeast: Wow...Blunder or not, this was a powerful game...And a nice win over a very strong player nevertheless

Go Yifan! :-)

Feb-01-12  notyetagm: GC: LEFT BEHIND

Hou Yifan vs LQL Gibraltar Masters 2012, Navara vs Ivanchuk Tata Steel Chess (Group A) 2012 30 Bd3xNf5?? leaves behind e2-sq for zwischenzug 30 ... Re5-e2! , 37 ... Bd4-c5?? leaves behind g7-sq for 38 Qd7-g7+, mating

http://chessbomb.com/o/2012-tata-a/...

http://chessbomb.com/o/2012-gibr/08...

Feb-01-12  notyetagm: Game Collection: LEFT BEHIND
Feb-01-12  notyetagm: Game Collection: INTERPOSE! INTERPOSE! INTERPOSE! INTERPOSE!
Feb-01-12
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  iking: a blunder brfore the time control starts .... whom to blame?

Not Yifan!!!

Feb-02-12  kiiuglik: iking: a blunder brfore the time control starts .... whom to blame? Not Yifan!!!

certainly

Feb-15-12  notyetagm: Game Collection: INTERPOSE! INTERPOSE! INTERPOSE! INTERPOSE!
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