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Baskaran Adhiban vs Magnus Carlsen
Tata Steel (2018), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 2, Jan-14
Four Knights Game: Scotch Variation. Accepted (C47)  ·  0-1
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Jan-14-18  Dirkster: "Magnus the Magician" (with all due respect to the great Tal) - it's amazing how Carlsen can transform a drawish opening into a favorable middle game and a winning end game. My hat's off to him! (Well, if I were wearing a hat...)
Jan-14-18
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  rogge: White should've played 25. c3.
Jan-14-18
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  wtpy: rogge, no doubt, and it doesn't seem like a hard move to find.
Jan-14-18
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  rogge: Indeed.
Jan-14-18
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  thegoodanarchist: The Hounding of Baskaran
Jan-14-18  Robyn Hode: Dirkster is right. It is amazing what Carlsen can do with seemingly even positions.
Jan-14-18
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  rogge: Sure, Carlsen's trademark :)
Jan-14-18
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: Maybe white should tried 36 Bd3, hoping against hope for 36..Bxd3+?? 37 Kxd3, when white actually wins, but Carlsen doubtless would have played 36..c2 instead.
Jan-14-18
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  keypusher: What the hell, I saw this game at move 21 and it never occurred to me that White might lose.
Jan-14-18  yurikvelo: https://pastebin.com/1iDxqW61 <--- multiPV
Jan-14-18
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  An Englishman: Good Morning: In the same round, White couldn't control c4 in Yifan Hou vs Mamedyarov, 2018. Here, Black kept c5 under his control and his c-pawn eventually became the great strength of his position.
Jan-14-18
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  cormier: 1) +0.09 (43 ply) 22.Ra7 Ra8 23.Rxa8 Rxa8 24.f4 f5 25.Bb5 Rc8 26.a4 Kg7 27.Re1 Rd8 28.Kf2 c4 29.b4 axb4 30.Rb1 d4 31.Rxb4 d3 32.cxd3 Rxd3 33.Ke2 Rg3 34.Bc6 Ra3 35.Kd2 Kf6 36.Kc2 Ke7 37.Kb2 Rd3 38.Bf3 Kd6 39.a5 Kc5 40.Rb7 Rd2+ 41.Kb1 c3 42.a6 Ra2 43.a7 Kd6 44.Kc1 Kc5 45.Rc7+ Kb6

15.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 8

Jan-15-18  sakredkow: "White should've played 25. c3."

Still, it would just have taken Carlsen a little longer to win.

Jan-15-18
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  rogge: Are you sure?

analysis of move 25...?

Jan-16-18  yurikvelo: Ra8 drop from +0.63 @ d22 to +0.53 @ d31 and to +0.45 @ d44

Between engines it is draw.

Jan-17-18
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  Penguincw: Video analysis of this game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc3....
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