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November 10, 2016
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Top-5 most impressive encounters between Carlsen and Karjakin

  • Grand Master Igor Smirnov, Chess Coach, Author and Publisher.
  • First, I’ve a big announcement for you – we’ll be hosting the World Chess Championship 2016 games LIVE on the RCA website! :) Therefore, you can watch the live games there, see the current score (and find out who is leading), and look at the commented games.
    World Championship Carlsen vs Karjakin LIVE

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    Don’t forget to bookmark that page – and just go to it when you want to watch a live game. :)
    designThe World Chess Championship 2016 between the champion Magnus Carlsen and the challenger Sergey Karjakin starts tomorrow (Fri. 11 November) in New York. And today, I’ve selected the top five most impressive chess games played between these two players.

     

    We’ll go through some really amazing games and see who has the better prospects in their upcoming match. You can watch the video lesson below:

     

     

    You can download the PGNs of the games here.

     

     

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    World Chess Championship Carlsen vs Karjakin

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    P.S. Finally, who do you think will win: Carlsen or Karjakin? Vote now here, and you can see the poll results here.

     

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    • ayush

      thanks dear igor you are dioing great job.i think that you should live comment on their games throughtout the match.

    • William

      Great video. You have a gift for explaining complex positions in a simple matter.

    • bibleexpert

      Great examples! Thanks. As Karjakin showed in tiebreak game two, never stop looking for counterblows, no matter how hopeless your position may seem!

      • http://chess-teacher.com Igor Smirnov

        At least in this game Karjakin survived with the rook :)

    • bibleexpert

      It was interesting what you said about Karjakin apparently having a penchant for playing poorly with his rooks (bad/mediocre moves or overlooking good moves) – rather surprising for a world championship contender. Oddly enough, I came across another example, his 20th move in Carlsen-Karjakin, Bilbao 2016 (3), 20…Rc4. It’s especially interesting since Komodo gives Black a slight advantage after the more natural 20…Nc4.

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