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Rolf Sander vs Magnus Carlsen
Bergen Chess International (2002), Bergen NOR, rd 5, Jul-24
French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  0-1

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May-13-08  component: One of the only French Defense's from Magnus. Simon Agdestein said he likes to have active pieces. Pretty cool.
Aug-22-08  notyetagm: White to play: 29 ?


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Here White played the unbelievably bad move 29 ♖b2-b1??.

Position after 29 ♖b2-b1??


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Now White has two <LOOSE> pieces, the <UNDEFENDED> White b1-rook and the one attacker,one defender <LOOSE> White f4-bishop.

Two <LOOSE> pieces. Two weaknesses. So Carlsen (Black) simply played 29 ... ♕e7-e4!, <FORKING> the two <LOOSE> White pieces and White was forced to resign.

Position after 29 ... ♕e7-e4! <queen fork> 0-1


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Aug-22-08  moppa: 2200 in 2002 - He has gained almost 100 elo points a year per average. Pretty impressive!
Aug-22-08  notyetagm: <moppa: 2200 in 2002 - He has gained almost 100 elo points a year per average. Pretty impressive!>

Yes, Carlsen was master strength (~2200) when he was 11(!)-years old!

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