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Alexander Motylev vs Anish Giri
World Cup (2015) (rapid), Baku AZE, rd 2, Sep-16
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  0-1

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Oct-01-15  benjaminpugh: 37. Bd3 threatening mate in 1. Oh wait. That's a rook, not a bishop. (Face palm.)
Oct-01-15  Sally Simpson: The Trapper Skewered.

Motylev played 37. Rd3 offering the b4 pawn as bait.

37.Rd3??!

Two '?' because it is a game losing blunder, the '!' because of the idea behind it. We must encourage ideas.


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37...Bxb4 38.Bxb4 Qxb4 39 Rd8+ 1-0


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I've seen them work. Here the refutation is sardonic.

Oct-04-15  Sally Simpson: I used that trap as part of my latest article showing some amusing examples where players fell into it.

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