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Sergey Karjakin vs Valentin Iotov
Tromso Olympiad (2014), Tromso NOR, rd 5, Aug-06
Scandinavian Defense: Ilundain Variation (B01)  ·  0-1

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Aug-06-14  Marmot PFL: Could Karjakin in time trouble maybe miss that 28.cd5 is killed by Qf4? Kramnik was very disappointed that Russia didn't win the match because of this game.
Aug-06-14
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  Penguincw: < Kramnik was very disappointed that Russia didn't win the match because of this game. >

Kramnik disappointed Russia couldn't beat Bulgaria, the team with Topalov? Surprise surprise. ;)

BTW: How much time did Karjakin have to make move 28 (I do know that he spent about 18 minutes on that move though).

Aug-06-14  Tartalacreme: Instead of 27. Rd3, white can play the simple 27. Bxd5 not fearing Rxd5 28.cxd5 Qf4 29.Rxe5 and white is in no danger
Aug-07-14
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  whiteshark: <20.c5!> followed by Qc4 and a4/b5 was recommended almost instantly by the commentators /guest Vladimir Kramnik at chess24.com : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYaH... starting at 2m08s (to 4.15s)
Oct-20-14  ALKINAN: 13...♗f4 ? white should play 14 ♕a3

and if black takes on g5 then follows 15 ♘d6+ ♔d8 (but not 15♔e7 or ♔f8 black loses his ♕ after 16 ♘b5+)

and 16 ♘xf7 wins a pawn and regains the piece with a wining position.

Oct-20-14  ALKINAN: after 26...ed the best move is 27 ♕e2!! a very difficult move to find -serguey makartchev

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