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Loek van Wely vs Hikaru Nakamura
Batumi Olympiad (2018), Batumi GEO, rd 3, Sep-26
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical Defense. Main Lines (D27)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Sep-26-18  Marmot PFL: This will be a draw. US looking for So and maybe Shankland to win with white.
Sep-26-18
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  chessgames.com: Isn't White better here, by virtue of the fact that his King is more mobile?
Sep-26-18
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  chessgames.com: On second thought, this looks like a draw.
Sep-26-18  JimNorCal: As a general rule, to preserve the draw, will Naka want to exchange a pair of bishops or keep both pairs on?
Sep-26-18
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  AylerKupp: <JimNorCal> At this level of play, given the equality of material and balanced pawn formation, I don't think that it makes any difference.
Sep-26-18
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  diceman: <JimNorCal: As a general rule, to preserve the draw, will Naka want to exchange a pair of bishops or keep both pairs on?>

If he can, he'd probably want to trade
DSB since it's his bad bishop and black's good bishop.

Sep-28-18  PJs Studio: A top GM playing strong drawing chess to secure a black half point for his team. Hats off to the unselfish play by GM Nakamura.

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