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(1) Posted by Marjan Kovačević [Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 18:52]; edited by Marjan Kovačević [16-12-17]

London Chess Classic 2016


The live coverage is one of the best I've seen. Don't miss today's Caruana - Nakamura, with positional sacrifice of WQ for pair of Nights.
http://live.londonchessclassic.com/
 
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(2) Posted by seetharaman kalyan [Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 19:47]; edited by seetharaman kalyan [16-12-15]

Amazing sacrifice. Can Caruana survive? Black is apparently safe.... Added later: well. 29.Rg1 looks very strong. and Hikaru seems losing.
 
 
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(3) Posted by seetharaman kalyan [Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 20:23]

And Topalov suffers a check mate in less than 30 moves as white ! So much happening here !
 
   
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(4) Posted by Rajendiran Raju [Friday, Dec 16, 2016 02:57]

yes good chess indeed , in " London Chess Classic 2016 "
 
   
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(5) Posted by Darko Šaljić [Friday, Dec 16, 2016 08:28]; edited by Darko Šaljić [16-12-16]

Wijk and London have never disappointed me, but this is beyond all expectations!!
The whole atmosphere in and around the tournament "smells" like a good old chess.

Caruana "I’d analysed this and the computer doesn’t show 21.Nf5. The problem is that the computer doesn’t understand that after 21.Nf5 Bxf5 Black is pretty much just lost. It’s one of the saddest positions I’ve ever seen for Black."

Chess will forever remain a game made for man.
 
   
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(6) Posted by Neal Turner [Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 13:40]

So is the Najdorf busted?
It's certainly been taking a hammering in the last couple of rounds.
 
   
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(7) Posted by Hauke Reddmann [Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 22:15]

Bah. I can't count all the knight sacs on b5,d5 and f5
I've got served in the Najdorf and still play it :-)

Hauke
 
 
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