Carlsen "Strikes" Back

Analysis of game 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gu6qOQs9F0

And the pgn:



Tomorrow is a rest day. Till Tuesday we wait!!!

Comments


  • 2 years ago

    Kasvarof

    very well thanks. :)

  • 2 years ago

    josh1001

    long video

  • 2 years ago

    IM dpruess

    thanks :)

  • 2 years ago

    pyrta

    David, I missed you so much. And I'm so happy that you are doing these videos.

  • 2 years ago

    NM NoRematch

    I like the game 2 method better.  Smile

  • 2 years ago

    matthew_b_rook

    Answer to Chessdoggblack's question: Anand

  • 2 years ago

    pdela

    I also have read that Anand some analists saying that Anand doesn't want to waste his energy in a uselessly. But I think the tone of the match benefits Anand, I doubt he would want an open war and exchange of knocks... that could benefit Carlsen. I think as long as the match keeps even Anand will stay relax and we have to see if Carlsen can keep fresh or overpress in some game

  • 2 years ago

    pdela

    well, it was not my idea, some people pointed at that, I wouldn't know how to evaluate it thought it looks good to me, I can't raise my opinion above the players' own. But, I think Anand wasn't unhappy with a draw today, that's why he exchanged the queens, this under my perception of things. Also a lack of ambition or aggresivity has been spotted often throught Vishy career. I once heard that the problem with Anand, the reason why he hasn't won more tourneys and been a dominating player was that he was excessivily good person and lack of the aggresivity of players like Kasparov who just wanted to destroy the rival.

  • 2 years ago

    Samsch

    Good analysis once again!

  • 2 years ago

    IM dpruess

    good point, Pablo, I've added a variation with 18.Qg4, which I'd failed to consider.

  • 2 years ago

    fabriziosky

    i prefer the second option

  • 2 years ago

    pdela

    53:00 minutes...

    how much will it last if they play a real game?

  • 2 years ago

    pdela

    he didn't streak back, Anand took the draw, he could have played Qg5 instead of the exchange, but Anand was under control, imho.

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