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Levon Aronian vs Magnus Carlsen
Zurich Chess Challenge (Blitz) (2014) (blitz), Zurich SUI, rd 3, Jan-29
Indian Game: Polish Variation (A46)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jan-29-14  SirRuthless: A sign of things to come?
Jan-29-14  chessguru1: the human move 56.Ra1(a recurring/popular theme in rook endings) wins for white...carlsen escaped with a draw...aronian missed a winning advantage...
May-09-16
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  PawnSac: < chessguru1: .. 56.Ra1 ..wins for white >

Quite correct, and unfortunate for Lev. After Ra1 neither ..hxg2 nor ..Rxg2 hold.

..Rxg2 57.a6 Rxh2 Ra3 and blacks goose is cooked
..hxg2+ 57.Kg1 Rxb4 58.a6 Rb8 59.Kxg2 Ra8 60.a7 is completely lost for black

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