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|Jun-17-12|| ||Marmot PFL: The only thing I can think of for white is some kind of zugzwang, but have no idea how to go about it.|
Moro, Kramnik and Naka all skipped the press conference. It probably slows it down too much with 2 players there.
|Jun-17-12|| ||plang: <American-Italian young player has a promissory future.>|
I guess that is better than a promissory note.
|Jun-17-12|| ||Strongest Force: Looks like Stevie Wonder can hold this draw.
Congrats to Fabulous for taking first place.
Dowm gpes Moro for 3rd consecutive time!
|Jun-17-12|| ||Pedro Fernandez: <waustad: This position might allow me to take a nap. Perhaps Carlsen can spin some magic, but it will take time.> I think Carlsen must not force this game. It is dangerous for him!|
|Jun-17-12|| ||haydn20: 46. Rxd7 Nxd7 47. Be3 (to defend d4), White will have some activity on the K-side, but (IMO) he will need one or more inaccuracies from Black.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||haydn20: MC decides he will have more chances wih the passer.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||asiduodiego: Looks drawn. The opening of the center is dangerous for White, for the weak light squares. The knight can return to f8 at any moment and block any further advances of the White King. I think it should be over soon.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||310metaltrader: This could be an endgame masterpiece. white's q-side is impregnable, and if he can create a weakness on the black k-side, then you will witness the power of a fully operational bishop dominating the horsie with pawns on both sides. having said that blacks' q-side is also secure because the pawns are on the white squares.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Ulhumbrus: The move 46 Be3 suggests that Carlsen assesses 46...Rxd6 47 cxd6 Ke6 as good for White instead of Black|
|Jun-17-12|| ||okba12: macshane=tal.some even were wondered how cold be ivited to sch a strong tornamemt!!|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Strongest Force: I hear it on the grape-vine that Luke will become vice-chairman of the JEDI council if he beats Magnus tomorrow. :)|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Ulhumbrus: One way for Black to lose is 46...Rxd6 47 cxd6 Ke6 48 Bc5 b6 49 Bxb6 Kxd6?? 50 Nc5+ skewering the black king on d6 to the black knight on f8. Instead of this 46...Ke7 may avoid all danger|
|Jun-17-12|| ||haydn20: After 46...Rxd6, one machine line ends with a perpetual by Black's N.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||mrjones: 46... rd6; 47. cd6, ke6; 48. Bb6 perhaps?|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Pedro Fernandez: Good trap from Carlsen avoiding ...Ke7|
|Jun-17-12|| ||310metaltrader: i think carlsen's plan is to let black try and gang up on the d6 pawn, and in the meantime, get his king to g6.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Ulhumbrus: 47...b5 sets a potential trap for White. In some positions if White plays Bc5 and allows ...Nd7 and ...Nxc5, after bxc5 Black may play ...a5 and the queen side passed pawn may be unstoppable|
|Jun-17-12|| ||moronovich: Black can as well win this as white IMO.Drawrate around 80%.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||haydn20: 47...Nd7======|
|Jun-17-12|| ||An Englishman: Good Evening: This did look risky to me at first, but perhaps not; 48.Bc5?!,b6; 49.Be3,Ke6?!; 50.Kh5 seems to force 50...Kf7. Of course, 48.Bc5 is silly, unless Carlsen plays it, in which case it is a stroke of genius. Strange position: put the h6 pawn back on h7 and Black might be winning.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Pedro Fernandez: < haydn20: 47...Nd7======> Yeah! Black king can't let penetration of his homologue.|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Marmot PFL: <i think carlsen's plan is to let black try and gang up on the d6 pawn, and in the meantime, get his king to g6.>|
Yes, that should be an easy draw.
|Jun-17-12|| ||Ulhumbrus: One Black threat now is 48...Ke6 49 Bc5 b5 threatening 50...Nxc5 51 bxc5 a5 and 52...b4. Carlsen has to do something to prevent the creation and coronation of the black outside passed pawn. Perhaps Carlsen will make a counter-attack on the King side by 48 Kh5 eg 48...Ke6 49 Kg6|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Pedro Fernandez: Take care Carlsen!|
|Jun-17-12|| ||Ulhumbrus: Perhaps 47...Nd7 is inexact. 47...Ke6 induces 48 Bc5 and then after 48..b5 Black lets white's king in by ...Nd7 at only the last moment before creating a passed pawn by ...Nxc5 and ...a5|
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