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Dronavalli Harika vs Ni Hua
Qatar Masters (2015), Doha QAT, rd 3, Dec-22
Catalan Opening: General (E00)  ·  0-1



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Dec-22-15  Mehem: Triple <?> collection

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62.Bd5??? (62.Rxg3=) Rf2#

Dec-22-15  fisayo123: Poor lady. 62.Bd5??? What was she thinking?
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: As I've said before, chess is an unforgiving game.
Feb-07-16  notyetagm: D Harika vs Ni Hua, 2015

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62 ♗e6-d5??

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62 ... ♖b2-f2# <Arabian mate>

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<fisayo123: Poor lady. 62.Bd5??? What was she thinking?>

She overlooked one of the four standard <ARABIAN MATE> patterns.

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  louispaulsen88888888: I didn’t think this pattern was also classified as an Arabian mate. I prefer to call this pattern The Rook Knight and Pawn Mate.
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  louispaulsen88888888: As far as I know the only Arabian Mate is with the king in the corner and the knight on Bishop 3 or Bishop 6 and the rook delivering mate on a square next to the K

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