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It’s Your Move: # 8 E-mail
Written by chessbibliophile   
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 00:06

In the following position White had just played 28.Nf1?

(no prizes for guessing the names of players!)

and resigned immediately after 28…Qe1!

its your move 8

But what about 28Qd1? Doesn’t that win for Black as well?

Our readers easily remembered this position from Game 9

of the recently concluded World Championship Match 2013.

But some wrongly assumed, all roads lead to Rome

and 28… Qd1 also wins, and in the same way.

No, it doesn’t.

28.Nf1 Qd1? was the sequence Anand calculated after he rejected 28.Bf1 that did not give him any chances of victory.

("As soon as I made the knight move I saw what I had done"- Anand. Carlsen played 28...Qe1! and Vishy resigned on the spot.)

29.Rh4 Qh5 30.Rxh5 gxh5 31.Ne3!

Threatening Nxd5 and Ne7+.

31...Be6 32.Bxd5 Bxd5

(If 32...Qd7 33.Be4!+-)

33.Nf5!+-

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Last Updated on Friday, 06 December 2013 00:20
 

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0 #5 chessbibliophile 2013-12-22 04:01
After the game Anand mentioned 32..Qxd5 33.Nxd5 Bxd5 for longer resistance.Then White can play h4,Qxh5,h5 and g6 winning the game.
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+2 #4 chessbibliophile 2013-12-04 23:13
Dear reader,
Where is your solution? :)





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+1 #3 Antonio Jose Georgi 2013-12-04 21:39
It's Anand-Carlsen game. Where is my prize?
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+1 #2 chessbibliophile 2013-12-04 00:10
Dear reader,
Could you go a little further and offer a continuation?
Thanks.
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+1 #1 John Ng 2013-12-03 22:37
Rh4
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