Carlsen Goes For A Mighty Exchange Sacrifice Against Ding Liren

Ding, Liren (2772) vs. Carlsen, Magnus (2826) 2017 Champions Showdown. 10+0 | Saint Louis | Round 18.1 | 13 Nov 2017 | ECO: Queen's Gambit Declined, Three Knights Variation, General (D37) | 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6 9. Bh4 Bd6 10. O-O O-O 11. Rc1 Re8 12. a3 c6 13. Bg3 Bxg3 14. hxg3 Bg4 15. Ne2 Ne4 16. Nf4 Ndf6 17. Be2 Nd6 18. Ne5 Bxe2 19. Qxe2 Nfe4 20. g4 Qg5 21. g3 f5 22. Kg2 fxg4 23. Rh1 Nf6 24. Rh4 Rxe5 25. dxe5 Qxe5 26. Rhh1 Qe4+ 27. Kg1 Nc4 28. Qc2 Ne5 29. Qxe4 Nxe4 30. Kg2 Rf8 31. Rc2 Rf6 32. Rd1 g5 33. Nd3 Nxd3 34. Rxd3 h5 35. b4 h4 36. a4 Kg7 37. b5 axb5 38. axb5 Kg6 39. bxc6 bxc6 40. Ra3 c5 41. Rd3 h3+ 42. Kg1 Rd6 43. Rd1 Kf5 44. Rb2 c4 45. Rb8 c3 46. Rf8+ Ke5 47. Re8+ Re6 48. Rd8 Rd6 49. Re8+ Kf5 50. Rf8+ Ke6 51. Re8+ Kd7 52. Ra8 Nd2 53. Rc1 Rc6 54. Ra3 Ne4 55. Rd1 Ke6 56. Rc1 Rb6 57. Raxc3 Nxc3 58. Rxc3 Rb1+ 59. Kh2 Rf1 60. Rc2 Kf5 61. Rb2 Ke4 62. Ra2 Kf3 63. e4 Kxe4 64. Re2+ Kd3 65. Re3+ Kc4 0-1

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