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Magnus Carlsen vs Sergey Karjakin
World Blitz Championship (2009) (blitz), Moscow RUS, rd 34, Nov-18
Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15)  ·  1-0

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Nov-19-09  Shams: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4yD.... annoying camerawork at times.
Nov-19-09  karik: The video clip clearly shows that the black knights are different size. This may explain Karjakin's unbalanced play.
Nov-19-09  notyetagm: 38 ... ♗b7xd5??


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39 ♖d3-c3 <pin: d6>


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39 ♖d3-c3 <PINS> the Black d5-bishop against the <UNDEFENDED> Black d6-rook, winning.

Nov-19-09  notyetagm: 1: M Carlsen - Sergey Karjakin, World Blitz Championship 2009


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Analysis by Rybka 3 32-bit:

1. (0.90): 38...Rc8-d8 39.Rc3xc5 Bb7xd5

2. (1.15): 38...Rd6-b6 39.Rc3xc5 Rc8xc5[] 40.Rc1xc5

Karjakin (Black) was worse but after 38 ... ♗b7xd5?? he is just lost.

38 ... ♗b7xd5??


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Analysis by Rybka 3 32-bit:

1. (2.71): 39.Rc1-d1 f5-f4+ 40.Kg3-h2 Bd5xf3 41.Rd1xd6[] Bf3-e4 42.Rc3-c4 Be4-f5 43.Rd6-d5[] Kg8-g7 44.Rc4xc5 Rc8-b8 45.Rc5-b5 Rb8-c8 46.Rd5-c5 Rc8-h8 47.Kh2-g1

2. (2.65): 39.Rc3-d3 f5-f4+ 40.Kg3-h2 Bd5xf3 41.Rd3xd6[] Bf3-e4 42.Rc1-c4 Be4-f5 43.Rd6-d5[] Kg8-g7 44.Rc4xc5 Rc8-b8 45.Rc5-b5 Rb8-c8 46.Rd5-c5 Rc8-h8 47.Kh2-g1 Rh8-d8 48.Rc5-d5 Rd8-c8 49.Rd5-c5

Nov-19-09  notyetagm: Karjakin's blunder 38 ... ♗b7xd5?? occurs at the 7:46 mark of the YOUTUBE video.

38 ... ♗b7xd5??


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4yD...

Nov-19-09  notyetagm: How does Carlsen meet the threat of 69 ... ♖h5xg5 ?

69 ?


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He ignores it by making a bigger threat, <OVERLOADING> the Black h5-rook with 69 h6-h7!.

69 h6-h7! <overloaded: g5,h8>


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The Black h5-rook is now <OVERLOADED>: it cannot both <ATTACK> the White g5-pawn while at the same time <PROTECTING> the h8-promotion square from the advance of the White h7-passer.

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