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Leif Erlend Johannessen vs Magnus Carlsen
SmartFish Chess Masters (2005), Drammen NOR, rd 5, Jan-01
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99)  ·  1-0


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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-01-05  csmath: Huh, Carlssen is getting beating on this festival all over the place. Welcome to the world of adults.
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  bobbyboomer: This hasn't been a Happy New Year for Magnus so far...great thing about it, he has 364 days to turn this year around!!
Apr-12-05  optimistic: Can sombody (A king's indian expert, a good player or a person with a chess program) tell me why Carlsen played 26... Rh6 instead of h5? After 28.Bf1, the attacking chances are almost zero and 31...h5 (with attack?!)seems a little bit to late.

Anyway, Leif E. Johannessen played a nice game! And now I have adopted the interesting 14. c5!? in my Kings Indian system as White.

Jul-22-07  SniperOnKN2: Rh6, followed by Qh5, is more like sharpshooting rather than using an AK(pawn storm). If Bxh3 gets achieved, black basically wins.
May-19-08  notyetagm: Position after 40...♖h6-h7?

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<41.Rb5 with the threat 42.Rb8,>

Position after 41 ♖a5-b5!

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<and Black cannot play 41...Rxa7 because of 42.Rb8+ Bg8 43.Nxc3 bxc3 44.Bc4. White won in 59 moves. 1-0.>

(VAR) Position after 41 ... ♖a8xa7?? 42 ♖b5-b8+ ♗e6-g8 43 ♘d5x♗c3 <clearing a2-g8 diagonal for White e2-bishop> b4x♘c3 44 ♗e2-c4

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44 ♗e2-c4 <REINFORCED THE PIN> on the Black g8-bishop by the White b8-rook against the Black h8-king, winning.

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  Honza Cervenka: Always Look on the Bright Side of Leif :-D
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