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Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura Speed Chess Championship (2017/18) (blitz), INT, rd 4, Jan-03
Zukertort Opening: Kingside Fianchetto (A04)  ·  1-0


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Jan-04-18  Dave12: Amazing attack formation
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  keypusher: My favorite game from the match. Final position is mate in 8 (27.Qa8+ Kd7 28.Rxd4+ exd4 29.Qxb7+ Ke8 30.Qc8+ Ke7 31.Bc5+ Qd6 32.Qe6+ Kd8 33.Bb6+ Qc7 34.Nf7#).
Jan-06-18  WorstPlayerEver: <keypusher>

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Jan-06-18  WorstPlayerEver:

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White wins, but in how many moves?

A. 6, B. 10, C. 14, D. 18

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  wtpy: White sacs two pawns for initiative, active pieces and exposing the black king out of a calm positional opening. It occurs to me that Magnus might be the most adept among current players to channel Alpha Zero's algorithm.
Jan-08-18  JustAnotherMaster: WHO is your Daddy!?!
Jan-09-18  yurikvelo: Naka blunders:
+0,94 15. ... c4 16.Qxc4 e6 17.Bxd5 Bxb5
+3,75 15. ... e6 16.Bxd5 0-0 17.Bg2 Bxb5 <--- Nakamura

+3,76 15. ... 0-0 16.Bxd5 e6 17.Bg2 Bc6

+3,86 16. ... 0-0 17.Bg2 Bxb5 18.Qxb5 c6
+5,65 16. ... Bxb5 17.Nxe6 fxe6 18.Bxe6 Qd8 <--- Nakamura

+4,59 20. ... Rf8 21.Ne4 Rxf4 22.gxf4 Kf8
+4,90 20. ... Nh6 21.Rad1 b5 22.Qb3 exf4
+5,47 20. ... Qc7 21.Ne6 Qe7 22.Be3 Bf6
+6,50 20. ... Qf5 21.Ne6 Qf7 22.Bg5 Bf8 <--- Nakamura

+05,80 24. ... Rd4 25.Qc3 Re8
+09,54 24. ... Rhd8 25.Qa4 Rd4
+09,75 24. ... Qd6 25.Nf7 Qd3
+10,02 24. ... Bf8 25.Qa4 Bd6
+10,84 24. ... Rd2 25.Qa4 Qd6
+12,09 24. ... Rd3 25.Qa4 Qd6
+12,45 24. ... Rd6 25.Qa4 Kd7
+13,15 24. ... Nxf2 25.Rxf2 Qd6
+14,42 24. ... Qd8 25.Bxd8 Rhxd8
+14,72 24. ... Rf8 25.Qa4 Qd6
+15,25 24. ... Ne3 25.fxe3 Qd6
+15,32 24. ... c5 25.Qxc5+ Kb8
+15,56 24. ... Rc7 25.Rad1 Rd8
+18,89 24. ... Re7 25.Rad1 c5
+19,19 24. ... Re8 25.Qa4 Qd6
+19,24 24. ... Qxg5 25.hxg5 Rd4
+M22 24. ... Bh6 25.Qa4 Qd6 <--- Nakamura

+M21 25. ... Rd6 26.Qa8+ Kd7
+M20 25. ... Rd4 26.Qa8+ Kd7
+M17 25. ... Qd6 26.Rad1 Qb8
+M14 25. ... Rd2 26.Rad1 Bxg5
+M13 25. ... Rd5 26.exd5 Bxg5
+M09 25. ... Rd3 26.Rad1 Rd4<--- Nakamura

Jan-12-18  zborris8: This is 1|1 Bullet.
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