Chess Moves

Andrei Volokitin 2652 (UKR)

vs Robert Hovhannisyan 2622 (ARM)

Robert Hovhannisyan is Armenian Rapid Chess Championship ...
Robert Hovhannisyan is Armenian Rapid Chess Championship …

FIDE Grand Swiss 2021 round 06
C50 Giuoco Piano

  1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a5 7. Re1 Be6 8. Bb5 O-O 9. d4 Bb6
White to move

You can find the answer here:

Baadur Jobava 2582 (GEO)

vs Jules Moussard 2632 (FRA)

Jules Moussard

Event: FIDE Grand Swiss 2021
Site: Riga LAT Date: 11/01/2021
Round: 6.31
ECO: C21 Centre game
1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.Nf3 Bb4+ 4.Nbd2 d5 5.Nxd4 Ne7 6.c3 Bc5 7.N2b3 Bb6 8.Bg5 O-O 9.exd5 Qxd5 10.Bxe7 Re8 11.Ne2

1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.Nf3 Bb4+ 4.Nbd2 d5 TN (Komodo14 @depth 54 plays 4…Nc6; Stockfish 14 @depth 39 also plays 4..Nc6, but @depth 46 changes its whatever to 4…c5, which will be a Theoretical Novelty just as soon as your rating improves enough for you to be taken seriously and YOU spring the TN on some poor, unsuspecting GM as he sits there staring at the board, racking his brain, thinking, “Why me, Lord?”) 5.Nxd4 Ne7 (SF 13 plays 13…Qe7) 6.c3 (SF 8 plays the game move but SF 14 plays 6 exd5) 6…Bc5 7.N2b3 (Again Stockfish prefers to take the pawn with 7 exd5) 7…Bb6 (SF 8 plays the game move, but SF 9 plays 7…Bxd4) 8.Bg5 (SF plays 8 exd5) 8…O-O (SF plays 8…h6) 9.exd5 (SF 8 plays 9 Qe2. Why would you consider any other move?) 9…Qxd5 (Fritz plays 9…Re8) 10.Bxe7 Re8 11.Ne2

Black to move

This is one of those Highlander positions in which…

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Your mission, should you decide to accept, is to find that move.

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