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Cemil Can Ali Marandi vs Yasin Sari
"You Can Ali Imagine" (game of the day Jan-24-2016)
Turkish Bank Chess League (2012), Konya TUR, rd 12, Jul-21
Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation. Barmen Defense (B22)  ·  1-0



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  al wazir: Black shouldn't have acquiesced to the second ♖ swap. Better would have been 29...Rc8, with Rc5 and Rg5 to follow.

The unmatched mobility of a ♕ is white's chief asset. Against that, black's chief asset is that he has more pieces, and if they coordinate they can control more squares and are more than the ♕ can deal with.

Jan-24-16  mruknowwho: 20...Nd7 looks like it was either a miscalculation or a misjudgement. I'm leaning towards miscalculation because since the defensive knight is a well known asset of importance in protecting the king, Black was likely well aware of this and thought he had a good reason for steering away from this principle.
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  HeMateMe: Sari-wrapped.
Jan-25-16  ASchultz: So impressed with how the queen beats the 3 minor pieces. I mean, the extra passed pawn doesn't hurt, but--instructive nonetheless.
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  kevin86: The queen can beat three pieces if she has an additional passed pawn. The pieces must stay together and that's hard to do.
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  fredthebear: The games involving double bishop sacrifices that make it into the database tend to be real dandies. White's choices can be debated, but the game does not lack for excitement.

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