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Magnus Carlsen vs Alexander Grischuk
Amber Tournament (Rapid) (2010) (rapid), Nice FRA, rd 11, Mar-25
Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defense (D38)  ·  1-0

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Mar-25-10
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  HeMateMe: very nice. I like white's aproach, not castling, the rook on the h file is a powerhouse.
Mar-25-10  jmboutiere: 10.Bg3 - 0.02 Rybka 3
14.Bd4 + 0.05
27...Ra1 0.80;27 ..,hg4 + 0.25
32...Re6 + 2.42; 32...Qe8 + 0.76
41...Nf5 + 4.19
Mar-25-10
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  HeMateMe: Well, maybe its time for MC to play a match against Rybka, and see if he can make an impression where others couldn't.

Perhaps Actic Securities could put up a few bucks?

Mar-27-10  notyetagm: Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2010

39 ?


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39 ♘g3-f5!


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Carlsen's excellent 39 ♘g3-f5! attacks the Black h6-knight <DEFENDER> of f7, <REMOVING THE GUARD>.

Mar-27-10  lost in space: Not only 39. Nf5, also 33. Qxg4 ("allowing" Rxe3+) is excellent!
Mar-27-10
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  tamar: Carlsen thought Grischuk missed 23 f3, and that his only concern was whether 23...Bxg3+ worked.

After 24 Nxg3 Nxe3 the following position would have been reached


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But despite the wild appearance, White can play calmly

25 Re2 Nxf5 25 Nxf5 when Black has no choice but to give back the queen and the two knights dominate the board.

Sep-04-10  notyetagm: http://amberchess2010.com/RoundRepo...
Sep-04-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: THE UNDERRATED REMOVAL OF THE GUARD -- Heisman

Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2010 39 Ng3-f5! attacks the Black h6-knight defender of f7

Sep-06-10  notyetagm: Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2010

39 ?


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39 ♘g3-f5!


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Game Collection: THE UNDERRATED REMOVAL OF THE GUARD -- Heisman 39 Ng3-f5! attacks the Black h6-knight defender of f7

Sep-06-10  notyetagm: Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2010

Game Collection: P = M + S 39 Ng3-f5! attacks defender of f7-pawn and f7-CHECKING SQUARE

Game Collection: CHECK MUST BE CONSIDERED TACTICAL TARGET 39 Ng3-f5! Rh7xf7+ gives additional control over the f5-square

Sep-06-10  notyetagm: Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2010

Game Collection: MAKE A THREAT: ++ 39 Ng3-f5! upcoming Rh7xf7+ gives additional control over f7-sq

Sep-06-10  notyetagm: Game Collection: P = M + S

Carlsen vs Grischuk, 2010

<A.Zhigalko vs Matlakov Spanish Team Championship 2010>

Sep-07-10  notyetagm: 39 ♘g3-f5!: Carlsen realized that the Black h6-knight was not only defending the Black f7-pawn, it was also defending the <f7-CHECKING SQUARE>(!).

When the White h7-rook takes the Black f7-pawn, it will also be <CHECK>, which means a <FORK>. Which squares does the <FORK> add control over? Why, the f5-square that White needs to attack the Black h6-knight defender!

Hence,

39 ♘g3-f5!.

Sep-07-10  JuliusCaesar: Magnus played in the spirit of his (ex) coach in this game. The threats just keep piling up.
Oct-14-11  notyetagm: Game Collection: EXPOSED KING MEANS CHECK, CHECK MEANS ++ !
Oct-14-11  vvv: <notyetagm> Got enough game collections for 39. Ng3-f5?
Jun-18-12  kilurah: Instead black Re6 (32), why didn't Rxe3+?
Jun-18-12  Shams: <kilurah> The Rook needs to stay near g6 to block White's threats. After your 33...Rxe3? 34.Kf2! (34.Kd2?? Rd1+! mates) Black's King must run away, leaving the lamb on g8 for the wolves.
Sep-19-17  Toribio3: Grischuk sounds like Ivanchuk. Carlsen excellent! Good job, young champion.
Sep-19-17  Arconax: <Toribio> Weird comment.

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