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Fabiano Caruana vs Evgeny Bareev
Baku Olympiad (2016), Baku AZE, rd 11, Sep-13
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12)  ·  1-0



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Sep-13-16  extremepleasure2: What is the name of the male commentator in the official site of the Baku Chess Olympiad?
Sep-13-16  Marmot PFL: doesn't 22 Qe1 just win?
Sep-13-16  Marmot PFL: 22...Nf5 23 Bxf5 e5 24 e6 etc.
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  HeMateMe: komodo is only giving white 2+ right now. perhaps there may be some drama on the h file? Caruana should have this, if he sees through all of the complications.
Sep-13-16  Geronimo: Exciting game, and a great way to start the day. White seems much stronger than +2, but that h-file doesn't look too friendly. We've all seen bigger upsets, so I wouldn't count black out just yet.
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  HeMateMe: I like N(2)-f3. White has to keep developing pieces.
Sep-13-16  Marmot PFL: White is up a pawn, one black knight is pinned and the other trapped on h4. Probably there are several ways to win, maybe something like Nd2-b3 and pushing the c-pawn is quickest.
Sep-13-16  Marmot PFL: White is up a pawn, one black knight is pinned and the other trapped on h4. Probably there are several ways to win, maybe something like Nd2-b3 and pushing the c-pawn is quickest.
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  HeMateMe: So has won! He traded a Rook for piece and 2 connected passers.
Sep-13-16  Marmot PFL: So's opponent blundered in time trouble and lost, so US should have the match.
Sep-13-16  Marmot PFL: Just pushing the f-pawn might do it if Be8 is a target.
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  LucB: <extremepleasure2: What is the name of the male commentator in the official site of the Baku Chess Olympiad?>

It's this guy: Evgenij Miroshnichenko

Sep-13-16  Geronimo: With the connect(able) e and f pawns, this should be over soon.
Sep-13-16  extremepleasure2: Thanks LucB. He is doing an amazing job as a commentator I haven't heard his name before but it seems that he's quite good player as well.
Sep-13-16  Marmot PFL: That was an impressive win. Probably Fabiano will be interviewed soon.
Sep-13-16  offramp: Blimey. White seems to have every possible positional trump!
Sep-13-16  offramp: Can we swith to Fiji v Cambodia?
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  PawnSac: < whiteshark: I'm having flashbacks to The World vs Akobian, 2012 >

yea, i got here after the finish, but while playing through the opening it was deja vu all over again. lol. I sure suspect Caruana has played over our game.

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  An Englishman: Good Morning: Oh, dear, came a bit late to the party. I also wonder if Caruana got the idea for a2-a4-a5 from Team CG's victory. The C-K Advance Variation has come a long way since I stopped playing chess; in my time the line was considered at worst harmless to Black.
Sep-13-16  Pedro Fernandez: Hey my dear <offramp>, that 30...Qa7 was sad. Caruana was quiet aggressive in this Caro-Kann.
Sep-13-16  Ulhumbrus: Instead of 12...Be7, 12...c5 attacks the b4 pawn and the capture 13 bxc5 smashes White's queen side
Sep-13-16  310metaltrader: caruana is such a baller.

Thanks for being there with such FAB. Coverage! Glad you are here! What happened to the news guy?

Hope that this great site is here for a long time!

Sep-13-16  fisayo123: I think it's safe to say Caruana has an affinity for playing against this opening.
Sep-15-16  Moszkowski012273: White would have plenty of good options after 12...c5
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