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Sergey Karjakin vs Peter Svidler
"Kar Wreck" (game of the day Nov-03-2015)
World Cup (2015), Baku AZE, rd 7, Oct-02
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Breyer Defense Zaitsev Hybrid (C95)  ·  0-1

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Oct-02-15
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  offramp: Well...! Karjakin defeated the entire Chinese team with one hand tied behind his back, and now GM Svidler pokes Karjakin in the left eye! I would never EVER have predicted that when this "THING" started.
Oct-02-15
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  HeMateMe: was this at classical time controls? Seemed like chess club level error by Serge.
Oct-02-15  Ulhumbrus: <Honza Cervenka: 37.Rb5??, that hurts. Sergey apparently forgot that the King can move from the pin.> After 35 Rb5 White's bishop is tied to the defence of the rook. In that case it does not attack Black's rook on f7. In that case Black's king is not tied to the defence of Black's rook on f7.
Oct-02-15  Jambow: So Svidler won both games convincingly then. Wow don't Peter out man keep on going.
Oct-02-15  chemgeek: Yikes. I step out for coffee is what looks like it heading for a slightly unbalanced but pawns on one side only likely draw, and Karjakin walks into a self-overload of his KB before I can fill my cup. Within 4 moves of the time control. Maybe being too clever by half postponing recovering the rook for two pieces?
Oct-02-15
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  Karne: And quite ironically, the quote of the day is;

"One must beware of unnecessary excitement." -- Petrosian

Oct-02-15
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  Honza Cervenka: <Dionyseus: <Honza> <37.Rb5??, that hurts. Sergey apparently forgot that the King can move from the pin. >

What was he even threatening with 37.Rb5?? The move makes no sense.>

Frankly speaking I don't know what Seryozha had in mind when he played 37.Rb5. I have thought that 38.Rf5 was a possibility here but black can play Nf6 then and I see nothing much promising for white. Maybe he calculated something like 37...Nf6 38.Qd3 with next Qb3 and Rb7 but I don't know.

Oct-02-15  JASAHA: I would have taken the Black R on f7.
Oct-02-15  pipapino: My pun should be the heads-on favorite :)
Oct-03-15
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  FSR: I just nominated <Kar Accident>, as <jhelix70> suggested below.
Oct-03-15  US255: I suggest the purpose of 37)Rb5 was to prevent Ne5 attacking the B on c4 with both Q and N. As has been pointed out, 37)Bxf7 was only a draw while other moves with the B along the a2-g8 diagonal would have led to an exchange of Qs after checks on c1 and f4. Perhaps an example of will to win overriding a player's normal chess vision and causing a horrible blunder.
Oct-03-15  US255: My blunder! The check on f4 loses the Q because the R on f7 is still pinned.
Oct-03-15  morfishine: <FSR> I'd pull that nomination: There are 'automobile accidents' and/or 'car crashes'; There's no such thing as a "car accident" LOL
Oct-03-15
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  FSR: <morfishine> Where do you come up with this stuff? "Car accident" gets over 30 million hits on Google. https://www.google.com/webhp?source... "Automobile accident" gets a walloping 4 million. https://www.google.com/webhp?source...
Oct-07-15  Atking: Retrospectively very strange that Svidler keeps his nerves very well here next game he will totally collapse like he must not win the World Cup.
Oct-08-15  nummerzwei: 37...Kh8 is a dead ringer for Adams's 24...Kh8 in

Shirov vs Adams, 2007.

Same move, same motif.

Nov-03-15  ASchultz: All through the game I was thinking, "I don't understand the pun! It looks like White has an edge!"

...oh.

Nov-03-15  bcokugras: 35. f4 seems better for white.
Nov-03-15  daveinsatiable: <FSR> I don't always follow morph's train of thought, but I think here he is alluding to newsroom alliteration. Made me smile. A little.
Nov-03-15
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  kevin86: White is about to lose even more material.
Nov-03-15  JohnBoy: The game is hardly worthy of GotD, but the pun aptly sums it up.
Nov-03-15  mruknowwho: I think 37.Rc2 might have given White winning chances. Black will most likely respond with 37...Bc5, and White should end up with favorable pins after 38.Bxf7+.
Nov-03-15
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  thegoodanarchist: <Jambow: So Svidler won both games convincingly then. Wow don't Peter out man keep on going.>

A prescient comment, as Svidler did in fact peter out.

Nov-03-15  morfishine: "Car Wreck" is just another in a long list of failed play-on-word(s)...originating because somebody couldn't resist trying to conjure something up using the crazily "witty" "Car" LOL

*****

Nov-03-15  Forrest Gimp: Well, I submitted "Baku Backfire" for this game (cars do backfire right?) but it obviously wasn't good enough.
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