Karjakin leads Tata Steel after 3 rounds, wins for Carlsen and Anand too

Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen (Photo credit: Mellagi)

Magnus Carlsen refuted Loek van Wely‘s rather dubious try against the Averbakh King’s Indian using almost purely positional means. Carlsen sacrificed a pawn on b2 but was left with a wonderful position and van Wely resigned on move 33 with Carlsen having an advantage all over the board. An outstanding lesson of controlled positional chess.

via Karjakin leads Tata Steel after 3 rounds, wins for Carlsen and Anand too | The Week in Chess.

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