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Magnus Carlsen vs Nodirbek Abdusattorov
Tata Steel Masters (2023), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-19
English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights Variation (A35)  ·  0-1

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Jan-20-23  Olavi: It will be remembered that Abdusattorov beat Carlsen in a theoretically drawn queen ending earlier too... N Abdusattorov vs Carlsen, 2021
Jan-20-23  dehanne: No wonder he hates classical chess.
Jan-20-23
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  HeMateMe: White's home prep needs an upgrade here.
Jan-20-23
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  Messiah: I cannot understand how anyone expects a stellar performance with a hair like this: https://tatasteelchess.com/app/uplo...
Jan-21-23  Ulhumbrus: Instead of 16 Rc1, 16 Rd1 supports the thrust Bd6. The idea is that if Black moves his queen's bishop in order to prevent it, eg by 16...Bg4, that displaces a defender of the N on c6 and now at the cost of a tempo 17 Rc1 attacks the N on c6 with greater force.
Jan-21-23  tuttifrutty: It looks like an early Christmas gift if you ask me.
Jan-21-23
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  perfidious: No-one asked you.
Jan-21-23
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  Messiah: Typical perfidy.
Jan-21-23
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  perfidious: You were not asked, either.
Jan-21-23
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  fredthebear: The typical cyberbully stuff. His thesaurus must still be asleep in his bed.
Jan-21-23
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  Messiah: <fredthebear: The typical cyberbully stuff. His thesaurus must still be asleep in his bed.>

A dude this old and bitter should switch his attention to something else than chess.

Jan-21-23  SChesshevsky: Interesting that getting 2 Maroczy Binds and NA gets 2 wins. Seems comfortable with it as the opening in the 2021 game linked above seemed a pet line for him.

Know Magnus has a lot of respect for binds and had the idea that he was a fan of the Maroczy earlier in his career. But can't remember why I believe that about the Maroczy and found no evidence.

Feels like the 14. Ba3 exchange sac is not quite sound. Mainly because am assuming king threats after ...0-0-0 are key for compensation. Problem being the B's are facing the wrong way. Much scarier if had a Bg2 and/or Be3 or Bg3 etc.

But appears Magnus makes a pretty good go of it and forces NA to play well. Which I think Magnus actually mentions at the end of their post game discussion.

Jan-21-23  Chessius the Messius: This the crucial position, both players had no idea how strong that bisher at g4 is. Amateurs, just like you and me are all together now. White to play


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Jan-21-23  Chessius the Messius: It's not their fault. They are better at Fischer Waldorf now. Chess of The Future

Oh well, one can't serve two masters in the long run.

Jan-21-23  fisayo123: Youngest player to ever beat a reigning World Champion? A young Carlsen did beat Vishy a while back but Vishy is not Carlsen nor in his prime.
Jan-21-23
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  whiteshark: Obviously something has gone thoroughly wrong here.
Jan-21-23  Olavi: <fisayo123: Youngest player to ever beat a reigning World Champion? A young Carlsen did beat Vishy a while back but Vishy is not Carlsen nor in his prime.>

Junge was 18 in Salzburg 1942 vs. Alekhine, as was Carlsen vs. Anand Linares 2009 - I think he takes it by a month or so. Abdu just missed it.

Jan-21-23
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  whiteshark: Haven't fired up this collection in a long time, but this lot clearly belongs in: Game Collection: 99 Krabbe's continued REGICIDE collection
Jan-21-23  Olavi: <whiteshark> At least on mistake in Krabbe's original article: Kasparov lost four games against Ivanchuk, not five.
Jan-22-23
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  whiteshark: <Olavi> THANKS, you are right: https://www.chessgames.com/perl/che... I checked with chessbase database || fxd it
Jan-24-23
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  fredthebear: See the video finish of this Queens endgame: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXg...

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