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Magnus Carlsen vs Sergey Karjakin
Tata Steel Masters (2017), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 13, Jan-29
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Jan-29-17
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  HeMateMe: ...f5 was played. the DSB now has enhanced scope. Engines think the position is equal.
Jan-29-17
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  offramp: Black should play 39...Nhf8 to d7 to c5.
Jan-29-17
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  HeMateMe: looks like they'll be a Knight posted on e4.
Jan-29-17
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  offramp: We're at move 38 here but the official site is at move 42!
Jan-29-17
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  keypusher: Chessbomb is at move 42. 39.Re6 Rg8 40.R1e4 f5 41.Re2 Rh8 42.a4.
Jan-29-17
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  offramp: Van Wheelie won as did Adhiban.
Jan-29-17
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  keypusher: 42....Kg7(!). Come on, CG.
Jan-29-17
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  offramp: The threat of...Nh7 to f6 to g4 is serious.
Jan-29-17
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  HeMateMe: good timing, give back the exchange to break up the defensive point at b6-c7. White will have 3-4 pawns for the piece.
Jan-29-17  Octavia: with the terrible political news from USA - do we now boycott everything from there?
Jan-29-17
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  HeMateMe: CG.com is a "sanctuary site." You'll be safe here, my friend.
Jan-29-17
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  keypusher: < Octavia: with the terrible political news from USA - do we now boycott everything from there?>

Please begin with this website.

Jan-29-17
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  WannaBe: <keypusher> subtle, I like it! =)
Jan-29-17
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  Ron: I have a hypothesis that games with a material imbalance, like this one where one side has an extra minor piece but the other side has two pawns more, is always interesting. Even if they end in a draw.
Jan-29-17  Marmot PFL: looks like wei yi might also take a draw, which means a large victory margin for So
Jan-29-17  Marmot PFL: I don't hear Seirawan complaining and he might not even be able to return to the USA.
Jan-29-17  scholes: very exciting game with deep ideas
Jan-29-17
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  Ron: <MArmot PFL> I'm no legal expert, but I think that Seirawan is a US Citizen so the Executive Order will not apply to him. And it just got reported that the Trump Administration says that the ban does not apply to Green Card holders going forward. If an exception is made for a green card holder, I would think that the order does not apply to a US citizen.
Jan-29-17  Ulhumbrus: An alternative to 24...Nc5 is 24...Nd7-f8 clearing the square d7 for the manoeuvre Ra8-d8-d7

An alternative to 26...Qg6 allowing the fork Ne7 is 26...Nd7-f8 clearing the square d7 for the manoeuvre Ra8-d8-d7

Jan-29-17  SirRuthless: The ban did apply to citizens and green card holders alike but the federal courts kicked Trump and Bannon in the a$$ because the EO was illegal and so they were forced to relax the ban. The protests got the attention of the ACLU which filed emergency motions in court to challenge the constitutionality of the EOs.

Trump administration 0
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Jan-29-17  Paarhufer: A turning point in the game seems to be 40.♖1e4. Up to this move, White had the momentum. Changing the pawn structure with 40.f5 ♘e5 41. ♖e4 looks bold, and is not the decision you want to make with the move before the time control. But it would have killed Black's counterplay on the h-file, which cost White an exchange in the game.
Jan-30-17  Octavia: <keypusher: < Octavia: with the terrible political news from USA - do we now boycott everything from there?> Please begin with this website.>
I might do that, but my subscription doesn't run out till May!
Jan-30-17
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  beenthere240: Well Carlsen didn't play it safe.
Feb-05-17  miroo: У Карякина преимущество в 1 пешку, тут ничья в пользу Карлсена
Mar-05-17  phulong87: Top 10 biggest Magnus Carlsen's Blunders || Chess Clip # 2.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJG...

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