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Levon Aronian vs Sarah Hoolt
Gibraltar Masters (2018), La Caleta GIB, rd 3, Jan-25
Dutch Defense: Raphael Variation (A80)  ·  1-0



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Jan-25-18  FrogC: Nice illustration of the power of a queen and a knight working together.
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  wtpy: Agreed.The mate in two after Nf7 if black takes the rook is pretty; each flight square is covered only once,
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  tpstar: <The mate in two after Nf7 if black takes the rook is pretty>

42 ... Bxd1? 43. Qh4+ Kg6 44. Ne5#.

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Or 42 ... Bxd1? 43. Qh4+ Bh5 44. Qxh5#.

This middlegame reminds me of the main line Caro-Kann Panov-Botvinnik Attack where White gets an IQP but has a Good Knight on e5 versus a Bad Black Bishop on c8 for good attacking chances.

K Darga vs O'Kelly, 1957

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  thegoodanarchist: "Hoolt the Dogs Out?"

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