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Wang Yue vs Magnus Carlsen
King's Tournament (2010), Medias ROU, rd 10, Jun-25
Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange Variation (D85)  ·  0-1

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Jun-25-10  guaguanco: Wang Yue just seems completely dispirited in this game, can't blame him.
Jun-25-10  wordfunph: 24.g3 was the culprit..
Jun-25-10  whatthefat: It's funny how many tempi White seemed to lose in the opening:

5.Bd2/7.Be3

8.Bb5/10.Bd3/11.Bxc4

15.Bh6/17.Bxd2

Jun-25-10  Brandon plays: Wow, I can't help but feel sorry for this guy. He's having a rather poor tournament performance.
Jun-27-10  xanadu: <whatthefat>"It's funny how many tempi White seemed to lose in the opening" Yes, and he should better exchanged Black Bishops in the midlegame!! Amazing how Carlsen conducts Rooks; it really remembers some of the games of Kasparov with the Scottish
Jun-27-10  kurtrichards: <24. g3 was the culprit..> 24. Bb2 Rd2 25. Bc3 R2d3 = and still Carlsen will win Bazna Kings 2010 but Yue moved 24. g3 and the rest is history...
Aug-14-10  Ulhumbrus: The move 8...Be6 threatens the Knight manoeuvre ..Nc4. This suggests 9 d5 obstructing the B on e6 on the a2-g8 diagonal and so preventing the B on e6 from supporting the manoeuvre ...Nc4.
Aug-17-10  emde: 9 d5.. Hmm - at first it looks to me like black could take on d5, but I cant figure out with which piece. E.g. 9..Bxc3+ 10. bc Nxd5 11. ed Bxd5 Black have a lot of squares to attack. What do you think?
Aug-17-10  Ulhumbrus: <9 d5.. Hmm - at first it looks to me like black could take on d5, but I cant figure out with which piece. E.g. 9..Bxc3+ 10. bc Nxd5 11. ed Bxd5 Black have a lot of squares to attack. What do you think?>

Let us try both of them. On 9..Bxc3+ 10. bc Nxd5 11. ed Bxd5 12 Nf3 obstructs Black's QB's attack on the g2 pawn and White has a piece for two pawns. On 9...Bxc3+ 10 bc Nxd5 11 Bd2 defends the c3 pawn and White has two pieces for two pawns.

In either case Black has sacrificed the equivalent of a pawn, in return for which Black has some lead in development, but this may amount to insufficient compensation if White's King can castle and reach safety.

It may be worth looking at further.

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