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|Feb-06-11|| ||ycpl: What if 35... Kf8?|
|Feb-07-11|| ||Phony Benoni: <ycip> After <35...Kf8>:|
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Simply 36.Bxg5 wins a piece, since the f-pawn is pinned.
|Mar-17-11|| ||Lennonfan: Iv never seen a combo that leads to a mate quite like this!!
A 12/13yr old carlsen plays superb chess,the mate is sublime...i wander if any engines would have got this combo from move 33 even???
Absolutely brilliant...black must have played to mate(im unaware of the player or his age)as he knew this was something quite special...|
|Oct-24-11|| ||Llawdogg: Again, wow!|
|Oct-24-11|| ||Capablanca44: After the Knight sacrifice (35.Nh5+ gxh5)a b1 h7 diagonal is opened up for the Bishop at c1.|
Then the sacrifice of the Queen (36.Qxg5 fxg5)opens up the f1 f8 file enabling the Rook to give a deadly check at f7.
The tempting King capture of the Knight (37... Kxh6) is in fact a deflection allowing the Rook to deliver mate (38.Rxh7#).
Two Knights and a Queen are sacrificed to allow the mate by Rook and Bishop.
The most essential point is that the sacrifices opened up lines that allowed mate to be inevitable.
A very effective attack!!! Note that Carlsen had six pieces involved in the attack.
|Oct-24-11|| ||KingV93: Fantastic ending! This is the kind of stuff that makes me yearn for having the time in life that allows me to play OTB enough to approach trying to find these kinds of ideas. Deep and brilliant!|
|Oct-24-11|| ||Chessfugitive: Hans K H-Arrested|
|Oct-24-11|| ||psmith: <Lennonfan> After about 3 minutes on an old and slow computer, the old Fritz 5.32 program is showing this as its top line:|
33. Qh4 Bd7 34. e5 dxe5 35. Nh5+ Kh8 36. Bxg5 gxh5 37. Rxf6 Qa2 eval 1.22
|Oct-24-11|| ||kevin86: So the knight is lost and no Arabian mate? Let's use the bishop for a similar trick...|
|Oct-24-11|| ||Memethecat: <capablanca44> < king capture of the knight is in fact a deflection>??? Sorry mate but your way off, the king is in fact in check & is forced to choose between h6 & h8, the result is the same either way. Deflection is something else altogether.|
|Oct-25-11|| ||Magic Castle: <Phony Benoni> It is not that simple because black counters by gh5 regaining the piece. Better is 36. Nf6 with a much better result.|
|Oct-25-11|| ||Shams: <Magic Castle> Your line allows mate in one.|
|Oct-28-11|| ||weisyschwarz: I had chosen this game a while back for my pun submission list, wwith the pun, "Hareline Fracture".|
|Oct-28-11|| ||sevenseaman: Carlsen hatched a monstrous plan! Wasn't there a simpler way of winning?|
|Nov-01-11|| ||eternaloptimist: @weisyschwarz: I actually like your pun better than the pun used for this game. |
Carlsen's plan was just ingenious in this game! Typical Carlsen...preparatory, logical, tricky & bold. He tricked Harestad into moving his heavy pieces on the a-file by opening that file by exchanges. Then after Harestad's heavy pieces were out of position to defend his side, Carlsen got his pieces into position to attack & lowered the boom on Harestad...very entertaining & instructive game!
|Apr-07-12|| ||MarkFinan: Iv'e just been looking for this game, it's just one of those games you just don't forget.. Genius, Genius, Genius!|
This guy has to be WC at some point in his career, if not it would be the biggest waste of talent i can think of ever chesswise..
Brilliant, totally brilliant, i don't care what the engines say, its a classic..
And i *thought* i could play at this age????????
|May-17-12|| ||Llawdogg: Wonder Boy! Both knights and his queen!|
|May-17-12|| ||FSR: Yowza!|
|May-17-12|| ||LoveThatJoker: Something right out of Morphy!
|Oct-17-12|| ||kingscrusher: I have video annotated this game here:
|Oct-18-12|| ||notyetagm: Game Collection: LINE-OPENING SACRIFICES: TARGET -> LOOSE SQUARE |
|Oct-18-12|| ||notyetagm: Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003|
Some *incredible* <LINE-OPENING SACRIFICES> by Carlsen in this game.
And at the age of 12(!!).
|Oct-18-12|| ||notyetagm: Game Collection: NOTYETAGM'S ABSOLUTE FAVORITE GAMES|
|Dec-13-12|| ||pericles of athens: My goodness. What a tremendous game.|
|May-19-13|| ||jffun1958: 35. ... Kxh6 36. Nxf6 Kg7 37. Qxh7 37. Kf8 38. Qg8#|
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