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Magnus Carlsen vs Levon Aronian
GCT Croatia (2019), rd 9, Jul-05
Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defense. Vienna Variation (D39)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Jul-05-19
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  dernier loup de T: Endgame in view after bishops exchange...
Jul-05-19
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  dernier loup de T: Or after 35.Qb8 Qf8 and White cannot avoid exchanging queens, for the reason Bh7+ is no more possible, indeed!
Jul-05-19
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  dernier loup de T: 35...Rd4+!?; maybe 35...Rc8 was more save, but the move of Aronian is sneaky, because Carlsen has now to find that 36.Ke1 is the only right answer?..
Jul-05-19  ewan14: This is interesting
Jul-05-19
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  dernier loup de T: Draw game after exchanges would be a fair issue after such a heroic and accurate defence by Aronian
Jul-05-19  ewan14: Why not Kh7 last move ?
Jul-05-19  ewan14: Qb7 ?
Jul-05-19
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  dernier loup de T: <ewan14>: not possible because of 39.Rh6+...
Jul-05-19
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  Eyal: Carlsen probably realizes that exchanging queens would lead to a rather simple draw and considering 39.Qb7 instead, but that would really be playing with fire.
Jul-05-19  ajile:


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Analysis by Rybka 3 32-bit :

1. ² (0.63): 39.Qxf8+ Kxf8 40.Bc2 Rh3 41.Bxf5 exf5 42.Rxf5 Rxh5 43.a4 Kg7 44.Rxa5 Rh2 45.Ra6 Rg2 46.a5 Rxg5 47.Kd2 Rg2+ 48.Kd3 Rg3+ 49.Ke4 Rg4+ 50.Kf5

2. ³ (-0.57): 39.Qb7 a4 40.Bxa4 Rg3 41.Qc6 Rxg5 42.h6

Jul-05-19  ewan14: Great Stones b _ side but back to the chess does QxQ really draw ?
Jul-05-19  ewan14: computer says draw
Jul-05-19  ajile: Queen exchange most likely a draw.
Jul-05-19  Schwartz: funny loop
Jul-05-19
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  dernier loup de T: Draw; but it was a splendid fight both sides...
Jul-05-19
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  Eyal: A well-played draw. The engines were showing equality pretty much all the way, but Aronian was under a lot of pressure and had to find a rather narrow path to hold.
Jul-05-19  ewan14: definite draw
Jul-05-19  ewan14: Well played both players
Jul-05-19  Nazim12: Why Carson played pawn h6 instead play Rxf5 were winning shot
Jul-05-19
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  beenthere240: Carlsen’s queen side castle took some stones IMO
Jul-05-19
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  dernier loup de T: Carlsen versus Aronian: fighting chess; I did not check all, but I guess since their match in 2007, their encounters were not often boring..
Jul-05-19  boz: The whole thing was high-wire act. Nerves of steel. If I were White, I'd have over-extended and fallen to my death. If I were Black, I'd have looked down at ground below and fallen to my death.
Jul-05-19
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  Eyal: <Carlsen’s queen side castle took some stones IMO>

Yeah, though judging by the speed of play it was preparation, which certainly helped (and it's a novelty, btw - dozens of previous games saw 15.0-0).

Jul-06-19  Ulhumbrus: One alternative to 19...b5 is 19...Rac8 20 Rg3+ Kh8 21 Rg4 Bd5 discovering a second attack on the c3 pawn
Jul-16-19
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  Alex Schindler: What an unbelievable defender Aronian is,though. My God. Drawing this one deserves more credit than some of his wins against Magnus (though I guess it's been some years, hasn't it?)
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