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Magnus Carlsen vs Sergey Karjakin
Sinquefield Cup (2019), St Louis, MO USA, rd 5, Aug-21
Queen's Gambit Declined: Harrwitz Attack. Fianchetto Defense (D37)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Aug-22-19  sakredkow: I know there's been a lot of draws but this stalemate is worth seeing.
Aug-22-19  frankumber: ouch!
Aug-22-19  ewan14: Nice , nice
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  Parachessus: Interesting. It's a stalemate by black not to keep from losing, but a stalemate to get a clearly drawn game over faster.
Aug-22-19  beenthere240: I imagine both players were laughing
Aug-23-19  Sally Simpson: ***

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Stalemate with 10 pieces left on the board in an OTB game is pretty rare. Navara vs Shirov, 2009 beats it with 12

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Very similar finish.

Any advance on 12?


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  Count Wedgemore: <Sally Simpson: Any advance on 12?>

Well, there is this one:

J Hohmeister vs T Frank, 1993

All pieces left on the board!

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  Parachessus: I thought that traditionally pawns are not called "pieces," that if you want to refer to all the units on the board you use the term "chessmen."

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