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The strategies of the Norwegian chess grandmaster the Washington Post calls "the Mozart of chess," at the moment the pinnacle ranked participant within the world
 
Now firmly confirmed one of the world's elite, the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen has been atmosphere files ever because he launched into his chess occupation. He turned a grandmaster on the age of simply thirteen, and in 2010 he turned the youngest participant to be ranked No.1 on the earth. This e-book provides special annotations to sixty four of Carlsen's top video games, including an outline of his profession. additionally tested are the deficiencies from which he suffered as a tender participant, and the way he overcame those on his strategy to the top.

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7 five four ik ti:J � three £i:J ik � 2 � � � WJ � � 2 four three (see subsequent diagram) this can be the co-called ' C h i nese D ragon'. the writer of this model identify is the Belgian grasp Luc Henris, who below this name released an research of 10 . . . . §b8 in 2002 within the New in Chess Yearbook. The d a b w . : c d . : e f g 1 h aspect of this stream is to use the b-file after the alternate of the knight on c4. while, the most tru m p of the 191 Chapter three lifestyles on the best · 'Chi nese' is to i m mediately react to the wing assault 1 1 . h4 or 1 1 . g4 with the pawn sacrifice 1 1 . . . b5! . it really is harmful to just accept it. For examination ple, the sport Stanford -Anka (McMi nnville 2004) persisted 1 1 . h4 b5! 1 2 . tDdxb5 tbe5 1 three . Ae2 \Wa5 1 four . tbd4 1:! fc8 1 five . tbb3 1:! xb3! 1 6 . cxb3 (1 6 . axb3? loses to at least one 6 . . . tbxe4 1 7. fxe4 \Wa1 + 1 eight. tDb1 tbc4! ) 1 6 . . . \Wxa2 1 7. \Wc2 \WaS with an assault for Black. notwithstanding, 1 2. tbcxb5!? tba5 1 three . tba3 isn't really so transparent. a eight 7 b c d e f g h eight . i 7 ... 6 6 five four three three 2 a eleven . . tb3 tba5 1 2 . c. t>b1 b c d e f g h the location reached is typi cal of the 'Chi nese Dragon' constitution. The final strikes are important for the defence of the king. regardless of the enti re energy of Black's heavy artillery, its defences will not be simply breached. Th is prophylactic flow is healthier made i m ­ mediately. After t h e d i rect assault 1 2 . h four b5 1 three . h five ? ! (1 three . � b 1 tbc4 1eads t o a posi­ tion from the sport) thirteen . . . tbc4 14. Axc4 bxc4 1 five . Ah6 'lti! f b 6 W h ite i s compelled to weaken his ok i n g 's d efe n ce s . A g a m e Echevari a - d a Costa (correspondence 2003) cont i n u ed 1 6 . b3 Axh6! 1 7. \Wxh6 '! used to be 1 eight . �b2 1:! fc8 1 nine . tbde2 Ae6 with the i n itiative for Black. 1 6 . . . Wa5 12 . . . b5 1 three. h4 The impression of the circulate . . . tba5-c4 might be weakened by means of 1 three . Ah6 A x h 6 1 four. \Wxh6, yet, as usually occurs i n the Dragon, the early trade of bishops doesn't provide something. for instance, the sport Berg - Ev­ domikov (Moscow 2007) contin ued 1 four . . . e5!? 1 five . tbde2 tbxb3 1 6. cxb3 b4 1 7. tba4 (or 1 7. tbd5 tbxd5 1 eight . 1:! xd5 Ae6 1 nine. 1:! d2 1:! b6=) 17 . . . '! We7 1 eight. tbg3 Ae6 1 nine. h4 1:! fc8 20. hS 1:! c7 21 . '! Wg5 tbe8 22. '! Wd2 1:! c6 with equivalent play. Black needs to act energetically to cou nterbal­ ance Wh ite's attainable assault. Instructive, for examination ple, is the sport Efi menko - Char­ bon neau (Montreal 200S), which contin­ ued 1 6 . . . ! :! e8 1 7. Ah6 Ah8 1 eight . g4 hxg4 1 nine . h5 '! Wa5 20. hxg6 fxg6 21 . 1:! h4 gxf3 22. tbxf3 tbxe4? 23. tbxe4, and all Black's su bsequent efforts proved in useless: 23 . . . c3 24. tbxc3 ! :! xb2 25. �xb2 Axc3+ 26. '! Wxc3 ! :! b8+ 27. '! Wb3+ ! :! xb3+ 28. axb3 e5 29. 1:! d1 Ac6 30. tbg5 d5 31 . ! :! f1 1 -0. crucial prophylaxis opposed to the h4-h5 assault. yet there are q uestions. except 1 nine . . . '! Wa5 , the captu re 1 nine . . . tbxh5 also needs to be examination ined . Now 20. ! :! xh5 is parried through 20 . . . Axd4! (20 . . . gxh5? 21 . '! Wg5+ �h7 22. '! Wxh5 with a mating assault) 21 . Wxd4 e5. additionally 20. fxg4 tDf6 21 . Ag5 tbxg4 22. tDd5 is doubtful. And ultimate ly, within the online game White could not often have felt so carefree if rather than 22 .

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