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Hikaru Nakamura vs Magnus Carlsen
Carlsen-Nakamura Chess.com Blitz Battle (2016), chess.com INT, rd 23, Oct-27
Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-27-16
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  tpstar: 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bc4 is the Bishop's/Vienna Hybrid. Carlsen chose a line which scores well for Black = Opening Explorer

13. Nd5 c6 14. Nc3 created a backward Pawn on d6, which White proceeded to attack and win. After 16. Rd2:


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Black cannot defend d6 with 16 ... Re6?? due to 17. Qxc5! winning a piece. Black could try 16 ... Qc7 17. Rfd1 Re6 18. Nf5 which should win the Pd6 with a bind.

Nice N>B ending by Nakamura.

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