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Levon Aronian vs Vladimir Kramnik
Tal Memorial (2016), Moscow RUS, rd 4, Oct-01
English Opening: Symmetrical Variation. Hedgehog Defense (A30)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Oct-01-16  Ulhumbrus: The computer evaluations suggest that 44 Nbc6 is the moment at which Aronian lets slip at least some of his advantage. Instead of this 44 Nac6! keeps the option of Nd5. After Na5-c6 and Nd5 the capture ...Rxc6 invites the fork Ne7+
Nov-24-20  Straclonoor: <50.a4?> was final mistake. After b4 & Kd5 in any consequence white wins using weakness of black's kingside.

Analysis by Stockfish 051020:

1. +- (3.59): 50.b4 Rc7 51.Rd5 f6 52.Rf5 Rd7+ 53.Ke2 Rc7 54.e5 fxe5 55.Rxg5 Rc2+ 56.Kd3 Rb2 57.Rg8 Rb3+ 58.Ke4 Rxa3 59.Rg6+ Kd7 60.Kxe5 Rxf3 61.Rxa6 Re3+ 62.Kd5 Rg3 63.Rg6 Rc3 64.Rd6+ Ke7 65.Rc6 Rg3 66.Re6+ Kf7 67.Re4 Rc3 68.Kd4 Rc1 69.Ke5 Kg6 70.Rd4 Rb1 71.Kd6 Rc1 72.Rd5 Rc4 73.Rxb5 Rxg4 74.Ke6 Rf4 75.Rb7 Rf1 76.Rc7 Re1+ 77.Kd5 Rd1+ 78.Kc6 Kf6 79.Rd7 Rc1+ 80.Kb6 Ke6 81.Rd3 Ke5 82.b5 Ke4 83.Rd7 Ke5 84.Kb7 Rb1 85.b6 Rb3 86.Kc6 Rc3+ 87.Kb5 Rb3+ 88.Kc5 Rc3+ 89.Kb4 Rc8 90.Kb5 Rc1

2. +- (3.59): 50.Rd5 f6 51.b4 Rc7 52.Rf5 Rd7+ 53.Ke2 Rc7 54.e5 fxe5 55.Rxg5 Rc2+ 56.Kd3 Rb2 57.Rg8 Rb3+ 58.Ke4 Rxa3 59.Rg6+ Kd7 60.Kxe5 Rxf3 61.Rxa6 Re3+ 62.Kd5 Rg3 63.Rg6 Rc3 64.Rd6+ Ke7 65.Rc6 Rg3 66.Re6+ Kf7 67.Re4 Rc3 68.Kd4 Rc1 69.Ke5 Kg6 70.Rd4 Rb1 71.Kd6 Rc1 72.Rd5 Rc4 73.Rxb5 Rxg4 74.Ke6 Rf4 75.Rb7 Rf1 76.Rc7 Re1+ 77.Kd5 Rd1+ 78.Kc6 Kf6 79.Rd7 Rc1+ 80.Kb6 Ke6 81.Rd3 Ke5 82.b5 Ke4 83.Rd7 Ke5 84.Kb7 Rb1 85.b6 Rb3 86.Kc6 Rc3+ 87.Kb5 Rb3+ 88.Kc5 Rc3+ 89.Kb4 Rc8 90.Kb5

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