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Vasyl Ivanchuk vs Magnus Carlsen
Amber Tournament (Rapid) (2010) (rapid), Nice FRA, rd 1, Mar-13
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. Poisoned Pawn Accepted (B97)  ·  1-0



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Mar-13-10  Bobsterman3000: Masterful use of the LS bishop by Magnus :-O
Mar-13-10  Bob726: I think you mean Ivanchuk
Mar-13-10  pulsar: Right, Bob?
Mar-13-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: DECOY FOR LOOSENESS -> RID DEFENDERS (Nd--)

Ivanchuk vs Carlsen, 2010 27 Bc4xe6+! will be followed by 28 Rb6-b7+ removing the guard

Mar-14-10  geladar: I knew it..without kasparov carlsen is nothing
Mar-14-10  timhortons: our beloved magnus will only loss this way if his eyes are closed!

go go magnus!

im the number one fanboy of magnus!

Mar-14-10  notyetagm: <timhortons: our beloved magnus will only loss this way if his eyes are closed!

go go magnus!

im the number one fanboy of magnus!>


Did frogbert log onto your account? :-)

Mar-14-10  timhortons: jaja

im the number one fan boy now!

no toad is allowed beside me!

Mar-14-10  lekoo: clowns!!!
Mar-14-10  Ulhumbrus: On 27...Bxe6 28 Rb7+! 28...Kg8 abandons the Black King's defence of the bishop on e6 and 29 Nxe6 forks the two Black Rooks as well as the g7 pawn. On 27...Kxe6 28 Rb7+ Bd7 29 Nxd7 the N on f6 is pinned and can neither capture nor recapture on d7.
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  Zenchess: I see this sort of thing in football all the time where the quarterback does the scared rabbit routine instead of calmly throwing the ball away or scrambling for a short gain. Black's King did the scared rabbit routine starting with 24...Kg8?! and then things simply went from bad to worse. All Black had to do was gradually improve his position with stuff such as ...e4, ...e5, then maybe ...h6 and Kh7 along with ...Rfe8.
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  Richard Taylor: Ivanchuk played better here - but it is only a rapid game. He may have even been winning at the end - he was a pawn up so I don't see anything "masterful" by Carlsen here.
Jan-11-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: EXCHANGE ON THE LOOSE SQUARE
Feb-20-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: EXCHANGE ON THE LOOSE SQUARE: THEN NA++,ND--
Jul-19-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: EXCHANGE ON THE LOOSE SQUARE

Ivanchuk vs Carlsen, 2010 27 Bc4xe6+! as - Bc8xBe6 leaves b7-sq for remove guard Rb6-b7+

Feb-05-12  notyetagm: What a *great* tactical shot by Ivanchuk,
27 ♗c4xe6+!.
Feb-05-12  notyetagm:
Jan-28-13  notyetagm: Game Collection: EXCHANGE ON THE LOOSE SQUARE: THEN NA++,ND--

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