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Natalia Pogonina vs Nigel Short
Tradewise Gibraltar (2014), Catalan Bay GIB, rd 7, Feb-03
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Feb-03-14  Jim Bartle: I looked at the final position and thought, Hey, that's mate! Then I went back a move.
Feb-03-14
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  Natalia Pogonina: Nigel actually said "Checkmate!" after playing b5 :D It was hilarious and had all the spectators laughing.
Feb-03-14
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  OhioChessFan: Fantastic stuff. April 1 POTD needs to be 68...?
Feb-04-14  haydn20: White did well not to lose this, er, thing.
Feb-04-14
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  kingscrusher: Congrats Natalia - Nigel is one of the UK's best GMs and also does very well usually at Gibraltar - often winning it.
Feb-04-14  scormus: Nigel certainly had good value for his piece. Well played Natalia to get the draw, excellent defense.

Clearly a need for another notation symbol <68 ... b5 ;)>

Feb-04-14
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  cro777: Short Attack vs Short

Pogonina usually plays 3.Nc3 against the Caro Kann. But against Short she opted for the Short Attack of the Advance Variation.

<Natalia Pogonina>: "I've been told this during my Gibraltar master class. However, I wasn't even aware that the line is called the Short Attack when I played it. I don't pay much attention to the names when studying openings."

Feb-04-14
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  cro777: Against the Short Attack, Nigel used the same set-up as GM Akobian in the Chessgames challenge "The World vs Varuzhan Akobian".

Natalia Pogonina

Feb-09-14  SHARKBLUEDRAGON: checkmate,lol. good game dear.
Feb-10-14
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  diceman: <cro777: Short Attack vs Short>

How does Nigel like his pancakes?

Short stack?

Apr-12-14
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  Check It Out: <cro777: Against the Short Attack, Nigel used the same set-up as GM Akobian in the Chessgames challenge "The World vs Varuzhan Akobian"> The World vs Akobian, 2012

Yes, I noticed that. I arrived at this game after watching a recent User: Kingscrusher video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjR... - that highlights a selection of GM Pogonina's games. The very first game he digs into is this one and at the 5:57 mark Kingscrusher says of GM Pogonina's set-up: <"Quite an original and committal way of playing…>

Referring to this position after move 12…c5:


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Compare to black's setup after move 10…Be7 in The World versus GM Akobian:


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Apr-12-14
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  Check It Out: < Natalia Pogonina: Nigel actually said "Checkmate!" after playing b5 :D It was hilarious and had all the spectators laughing.>

An amusing anecdote, thank you!

Position after move 68…b5+ 1/2-1/2:


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Aug-11-14  RookFile: Amusing story. :)
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