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Alexander Grischuk vs Magnus Carlsen
Norway Chess (Blitz) (2015) (blitz), Hidle NOR, rd 8, Jun-15
Dutch Defense: Classical Variation (A90)  ·  1-0

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Feb-07-17  bcokugras: Why not 21. Nxf8?
Feb-07-17
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  tamar: 21 Nxf8 would allow Magnus forcing moves that ends in a draw 21...Nc3 22 Qb3 Nxe2+ 23 Kh1 Rc3! 24 Qa4 Qh5 25 h3 Bd4 26 Ne6 Bxf2 27 Bf4 Rxg3!


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28 Rb3 Be3 29 Rxe3 Nxe3 30 Bxg3 Nxg3+ 31 Kg1 Ne2+ 32 Kh1 Ng3+ =

Not sure if Magnus or Grischuk saw this, but the knight capture gives Black the initiative.

Apr-29-18  PhilFeeley: Ended up looking like a Benoni by move 4. Carlsen didn't get his usual a-pawn push this time.

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