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Etienne Bacrot vs Magnus Carlsen
Biel Blitz (2012) (blitz), Biel SUI, rd 1, Jul-22
English Opening: King's English Variation. General (A20)  ·  1-0

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Jul-24-12
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  HeMateMe: Carlsen didn't seem to get any counterplay for the pawn he sac'd in the opening. Of course, its just five minute chess, but still a nice win for bacrot. Gotta be a confidence builder, knocking out MC in the opening round.
Aug-02-12  gambler: seeing carlsen opening choice, I was actually kind of angry. Barcot played the English just like I used to do.
Dec-17-12  RockyMountainHigh: 5 Nh3! would be better

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