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Magnus Carlsen vs Baadur Jobava
Your Next Move (Blitz) (2017) (blitz), Leuven BEL, rd 17, Jul-02
French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  1-0



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Jul-02-17  lentil: I was watching live, and I didn't even notice it was mate until after he played it!
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  thegoodanarchist: Always check, it might be mate!
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  whiteshark: Magnus Carlsen: <Too weak, too slow!>

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  beenthere240: Watching this video, I suddenly had an understanding of why some people loathe Carlsen.
Jul-05-17  RWood: If you want to know about really obnoxious world champions, try researching Alexander Alekhine ("Grand Monster of Chess" was an apt description in one excellent book)
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  HeMateMe: what book?
Nov-16-17  ProfessorLaxis: What's the idea behind 17. a4
Nov-16-17  Nerwal: <What's the idea behind 17. a4>

To make ♗xd5 followed by ♘f6+ work by kicking the ♘b6 with a5.

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