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Magnus Carlsen vs Sergey Karjakin, Game 5: World Chess Championship, New York 2016









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Carlsen, Magnus (2853) - Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [C54]
World Chess Championship/New York (5) 2016

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 The Italian Game. Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. a4 d6 7. c3 a6 8. b4 Magnus Carlsen seizes space on the queenside. Ba7 9. Re1 Ne7 10. Nbd2 Ng6 11. d4 c6 12. h3 A novelty. In the game Kucypera-Jaracz, Wroclaw 2013 White played 12. Bb3. exd4 13. cxd4 Nxe4 14. Bxf7+ 14. Nxe4!? deserves attention, 14...d5 15. Bd3 dxe4 16. Bxe4 Be6 17. b5, with a slight edge to White. Rxf7 15. Nxe4 d5 16. Nc5 h6 17. Ra3! White activates the rook. Bf5! But Black develops the light-squared bishop and has sufficient counterplay. 18. Ne5 18. Rae3!? is more interesting. Nxe5 19. dxe5 Or 19. Rxe5, with equality. Qh4! A strong move. 20. Rf3 Bxc5 20...Qxb4? is bad, 21. Ba3 Qa5 22. e6 Bxe6 23. Nxe6 Rxf3 24. gxf3, and White has an extra piece. 21. bxc5 Re8= With equality. 22. Rf4 Qe7 23. Qd4 Ref8 24. Rf3 Be4 25. Rxf7 Qxf7 26. f3 Bf5 27. Kh2 Be6 28. Re2 Qg6 29. Be3 Rf7 30. Rf2 Qb1 31. Rb2 Qf5 32. a5 32. f4!? looks better, with the idea of g2-g4. Kf8 33. Qc3 Ke8 34. Rb4 g5! 35. Rb2 Kd8 36. Rf2 Kc8 37. Qd4 Qg6 38. g4?! White weakens the kingside. 8. Qb2= is more precise. h5! Black counterattacks at once. 39. Qd2 Rg7 40. Kg3?! Rg8 41. Kg2?! A dubious move. 41. Qd4 is better, with more or less equal play. hxg4 42. hxg4 d4! Black activates the bishop. 43. Qxd4?! 43. Bxd4 is more precise. Bd5?! Here 43...Rh8! is stronger, 44. Qe4 Qh6, and Black attacks the king and has better chances. 44. e6 44. Kg3= is also playable. Qxe6 45. Kg3 Qe7 46. Rh2 Qf7 47. f4! A fine continuation, White equalizes. gxf4+ 48. Qxf4= Qe7 49. Rh5 Rf8 50. Rh7 Rxf4 51. Rxe7 Re4 1/2-1/2


World Chess Championship 2016 match Magnus Carlsen vs Sergey Karjakin

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