Saturday, December 12, 2009

Carslen vs Nakamura 1/2-1/2

I'm following Carlsen - Nakamura Round 4, London Classic via Internet Chess Club live telecast!

Magnus Carlsen (2801) vs Hikaru Nakamura (2715)
London Classic, Round 4, 12.12.09

Analysed by Hairulov and Fritz 11

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 2.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Nh4 Bc8 Guys, don't laugh at this move. It's approved by theory :) 7.e3 e5 8. Bxc4 exd4 9. exd4 Be7 10. 0-0 0-0 11.Re1 Nd5 12.Nf3 Be6 Black threatening 13...Nxc3 and then 14...Bxc4 winning the bishop. 13.Qb3 Na6 if black choose to play 13...b6 then white have 14.Ne5! 14.Bd2 Black have strong initiative if white choose to grab the b7 pawn for e.g 14.Qxb7 Nab4! 14...Nab4 15.Ne4 Bf5 16.Ne5 a5 17.Nc5 Bxc5 18.dxc5 Qc7 19.Bxb4 Nxb4 20.Qf3 Bxe6 21.Bxe6 fxe6 22.Qb3 Qe7
Nf3 Nd5 24. Rac1 Rf4 25. Ne5 Raf8 26. Nd3 Rd4 27. Rc4 Rxc4 28. Qxc4 Qf6 29. g3
Rd8 30. Kg2 Qf5 31. Nc1 Rf8 32. Qe2 Nc7 33. Nd3 Rd8 34. Ne5 Rd5 35. Kg1 Rxc5
36. Nc4 Qf8 37. Rd1 Rd5 38. Rxd5 exd5 39. Qe5 dxc4 40. Qxc7 Qb4 41. Qc8+ Kf7
42. Qf5+ Ke7 43. Qe5+ Kf7 44. Qf5+ Ke7 45. Qe5+ Kf7 1/2-1/2

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