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Yu Yangyi vs Evgeny Alekseev
Aeroflot Open (2012), Moscow RUS, rd 2, Feb-08
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance Variation. Botvinnik-Carls Defense (B12)  ·  0-1

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Feb-08-12
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  wordfunph: beautifully played 56...Bd4 preventing 57.Nc3 and ushering d-pawn to heaven.

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Feb-08-12  dumbgai: In this particular game the two bishops are better coordinated than the two knights, and the connected central pawns are more powerful than the outside passer. An interesting display of imbalances at play.
Feb-09-12  zluria: This opening is weird. Sort of an advance French with a tempo less. Alekseev just made this up. It isn't even close to theory - there are no similar games in the DB!
Feb-09-12
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  Penguincw: After 51...Kxg6, the best white can hope for is a draw (literally!, unless white resigns or forfeits for some reason).


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Feb-10-12  dumbgai: <the best white can hope for is a draw (literally!...)>

Technically it is possible for white to checkmate, for example the following position:


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Getting a GM to fall for that in a serious game though... :)

Feb-10-12
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  Penguincw: Whoops. Well, I doubt that would happen.
Feb-16-12  jtd200: Zluria: This is a variation of the Caro-Kann called the Carls-Botvinnik variation. There is a good deal of theory on 3..c5. 5.Qg4 steers away from some of the more common lines, but that move had also been seen 16 times before in Chessgames.com's database.

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