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So nice to see Carlsen playing a so-called "refuted" line like the Dragon.
Fischer is the greatest player of all time
Greatest player of all times? The guy in my photo would laugh...
Epic game! I've never actually played the Dragon or any other variant from the black side myself but I'm tempted to try a few to see if it suits my style, brilliant lesson thanks!
With all due respect to Mr. Kiewra but Carlsen isn't the greatest player in history. That might change in a couple of years... Maybe. But only time will tell.
Very much enjoying this series.. Many thanks!
why doesnt white ever use his knight so sac for that pawn?
Carlsen plays Dragon... hes so cool...
by IM Keaton Kiewra
To follow up on his first installment in the Soltis (...h5) Variation, IM Kiewra reviews a game between two of the best players in the world! He highlights critical move order differences for the advanced player's, and then, along with the rest of us, he enjoys the amazingly sharp, tactical and brilliant show that Magnus Carlsen puts on with the black pieces.
Intermediate | Advanced
Players: Radjabov, Teimour
vs. Carlsen, Magnus
Sicilian Defense: Open, Dragon, Main Line, 9...Bd7 (B77)
Related: « Part 4
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IM Keaton Kiewra
International Master Keaton Kiewra is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska - USA where he set multiple state records, including nine consecutive state championships. A professional chess instructor now, Keaton is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, and he has trained with many of the best chess players in the United States. He offers chess lessons that you can find more about on his home profile page.
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