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Levon Aronian vs Alexander Grischuk
Clutch International (2020) (rapid), INT, rd 1, Jun-09
Sicilian Defense: Modern Variations (B50)  ·  1-0



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Jun-10-20  Ulhumbrus: Just one move with the wrong rook - 22...Rfd8 instead of 22...Rad8 - passes the advantage and a win to White. It seems that in the event of the sacrifice Nxe6 Black needs his king's rook on f8.
Jun-10-20  MordimerChess: Yeah, Rad8 would do. Or like Sasha Grischuk said in the interview, Bxh4 was also good (as the queen can retreat to f5).

My favourite crazy line of the game:
17. Bxg7 Rg8 18. Be5 Rxg2 19. Nf4 Bh4+ 20. Kf1 Rg5 21. Nxd5 Bb5+ 22. Qd3 Bxd3+ 23. cxd3 exd5 with completely messed up pawn structure at the end! :D

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