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Vladimir Malakhov vs Magnus Carlsen
World Cup (2005) (rapid), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 6, Dec-14
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Modern Bishop's Opening (C55)  ·  0-1

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Nov-11-08  notyetagm: Wow, beautiful game by Carlsen, annotated by Magnus himself in New In Chess Magazeine 2006/1 (http://www.newinchess.com/Magazine/...).
Nov-11-08  notyetagm: 41 ... ?


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41 ... ♖a3x♗c3! <remove the guard>


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Carlsen's 41 ... ♖a3x♗c3! must have been a *very* unpleasant surprise for Malakhov (White).

42 ♖c2x♖c3 ♗e7xb4 <pin>


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Aug-14-15  Ayaend: At the end black play Tower x h3+ and eat the white queen next move... Very smart play by Carlsen
Apr-18-18  SpiritedReposte: A sense of inevitability in this one.
Sep-25-18  sls: If 35. Bb2 then c3!! wins!

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