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Magnus Carlsen vs Ding Liren
Goldmoney Asian Rapid (2021) (blitz), INT, rd 3, Jul-04
Spanish Game: Closed. Martinez Variation (C78)  ·  1-0



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Jul-05-21  optimal play: Magnus Carlsen: In the final position white has mate in 6! Can you find it?

Well, I'll give it a go.

After 38...Rg6 then 39.Qxg6 Qg8 40.Qxg8+ Kxg8 41.Rxd7 g4 42.Re7 g3+ 43.Kh1 Ng5 44.f7+ Nxf7 45.Re8#

Oh hang on, that's 7

Lemme try again

After 38...Rg6 then 39.Qxg6 Qg8 40.Rxd7 g4 41.Rd8 g3+ 42.Kh1 Nxd8 43.Qxh6+ Qh7 44.Qxh7#

Ah, there we are.

That's 6

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  fredthebear: Thanks for the video <OP>. Magnus looked sleepy to me, but made the game look easy. The doubled pawns were a surprise.

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