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Anna Vitalyevna Zatonskih vs Anjelina Yakovlevna Belakovskaia
US Chess Championship (Women) (2013), St Louis, MO USA, rd 1, May-03
French Defense: Exchange. Monte Carlo Variation (C01)  ·  1-0

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May-04-13  Sularus: my opening is really poor. I'm surprised this is considered a French opening.
May-04-13  Nerwal: The position of the game can also arise through the move order 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. c4 ♗b4+ 5. ♘c3 ♘c6. Although those openings look completely unrelated, there are some transpositions existing between the Albin Gambit, the Exchange French, the Queen's Gambit Accepted and even the Chigorin Defence.
May-04-13
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  whiteshark: I don't know why Black overstretched her position with <23...h5??>, when <23...R8e3=>


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would have easily secured a draw due to the ...Nf3+/Nh2+ swing.

It's likewise after 24.Qb8+ Re8 25.Qxa7 Nf3+ 26.Kf1 Nh2+

May-04-13  pojtr: I think after 23...R8e3 white can play
24.Rb1 and still has a winning position, e.g.
24.Rb1 g6
25.c6 Nf3+
26.Kh1 Rh2+
27.Qxh2 Nxh2
28.Rb8+ Kg7
29.c7

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