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Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana, Game 7: World Chess Championship, London 2018









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Carlsen, Magnus (2835) - Caruana, Fabiano (2832) [D37]
World Chess Championship/London (7) 2018

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 The Queen's Gambit Declined. 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. a3 Qa5 10. Nd2 In Game 2 Carlsen chose 10.Rd1. Qd8 11. Nb3 Bb6!? A novelty. Before chess players have used 11...Be7 and 11...Bd6. 12. Be2 12.Bg5 and 12.Rd1 are also possible. Qe7 13. Bg5 13.O-O is playable. dxc4 Black equalizes. 14. Nd2 Ne5 15. O-O Bd7 16. Bf4 Ng6 17. Bg3 Bc6 18. Nxc4 Bc7 The position looks drawish. 19. Rfd1 Rfd8 20. Rxd8+ Rxd8 21. Rd1 Rxd1+ 22. Qxd1 Nd5 23. Qd4 Nxc3 24. Qxc3 Bxg3 The rivals trade pieces. 25. hxg3 Qd7 26. Bd3 b6 27. f3 Bb7 28. Bxg6 hxg6 29. e4 Qc7 30. e5 Qc5+ 31. Kh2 Ba6 32. Nd6 Qxc3 33. bxc3 f6 34. f4 Kf8 35. Kg1 Ke7 36. Kf2 Kd7 37. Ke3 Bf1 38. Kf2 Ba6 39. Ke3 Bf1 40. Kf2 1/2-1/2


World Chess Championship 2018 Match Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana, London 2018

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