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Carlsen vs Nikolic Wijk aan Zee 2005

intermediate
MatoJelic Master games French defence Tarrasch variation Carlsen, magnus Nikolić, predrag 2005 Wijk aan zee

Magnus Carlsen (2553) vs Predrag Nikolic (2676) [C08]
Corus-B Wijk aan Zee (11), 28.01.2005
Opening: French Defense
1.e4 Predrag Nikolic was born 11 September 1960 in Bosanski Šamac SR Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is a Bosnian chess grandmaster. At the time when this game was played his rating was 123 points higher than Carlsen's. 1...e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 c5 4.exd5 exd5 5.Ngf3 c4 6.b3 cxb3 7.axb3 Bb4 8.Ne5 Ne7 9.Bd3 Nbc6 10.0--0 Bc3 11.Ra4 Bxd4 12.Nxc6 Nxc6 13.Ba3 Be6 14.Nf3 Bb6 15.Qa1 Qc7 16.b4 f6 [16...0--0--0] 17.Re1 Kf7 18.b5 Na5 [18...Nd8; 18...Nd8] 19.Qd1 Rae8 20.Ng5+ fxg5 [20...Kg8 21.Nxe6; 20...Kg8 21.Nxe6] 21.Qf3+ Kg8 22.Rxe6 Rxe6 23.Qf8# 1--0

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