Magnus Carlsen doesn’t get too many wins against Giri – and he missed a great opportunity recently at Tata Steel Chess, eventually drawing a 123 move game. What should Magnus have played here, at move 56? White to play.
(Board viewed from Black’s perspective). Wesley So (White) had a slight edge but his last move, Qd7, was careless. What did Magnus Carlsen play?
“Perhaps the most important reason for my success is that I enjoy reading about chess theory and chess history – and I remember what I read.” – Magnus Carlsen
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White has played Qg5 to exchange Queens and relieve pressure. Can Black continue the attack?
Black to play (Position taken from “365 Killer Checkmates“)
White to play. (Position taken from “365 Killer Checkmates“)
White to play (Position taken from “365 Killer Checkmates“).
Black to play.