Mateusz Bartel: "It's a Pity Tomashevsky Didn't Sacrifice His Queen"

Время публикации: 09.02.2012 23:41 | Последнее обновление: 09.02.2012 23:41

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The 3rd round of A-tournament of Aeroflot Open was marked by only three decisive games. Top rated Tomashevsky drew against Mateusz Bartel. As a result of their joint analysis it turned out that a great part of their fight stayed off-screen, including the part where Black could sacrifice queen. 


Тhe Polish Grandmaster has just moved the rook from b5 on b4, threatening to catch Black queen - Ra4. Tomashevsky, instead of 23...Bc6, could have played 23...hg 24.Ra4 e3! (an important intermediate move) 25.fxe3 Be4. However, Russian noted that "Computer may laught at it".




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