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Nordlandia
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Relatively interesting endgame

Post by Nordlandia » Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:11 pm

Magnus played recently against 15 year old Nihal Sarin in a bullet match where he won with good margins.

I noticed this position occured. May qualify as borderline position. White is better, but is it enough to win?

The kingside pawns is crippled but BBN vs RB is usually a substantial advantage.


peter
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Re: Relatively interesting endgame

Post by peter » Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:12 pm

Nordlandia wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:11 pm
Magnus played recently against 15 year old Nihal Sarin in a bullet match where he won with good margins.

I noticed this position occured. May qualify as borderline position. White is better, but is it enough to win?

The kingside pawns is crippled but BBN vs RB is usually a substantial advantage.

That's to far a way to go to be sure, if a fortress can be setup or not.

After some Forward- Backward:

r5k1/5ppp/p1b1p3/1p2B3/8/1BN4P/PPP4P/6K1 w - - 0 1

Analysis by Honey XI-r1 FD:

24.a4 bxa4 25.Nxa4 Rd8 26.Kf2 Rd1 27.Nc5 a5 28.Ke2 Rg1 29.Bd6 g5 30.Bc4 Bg2 31.h4 gxh4 32.Bd3 Bc6 33.b3 Rg2+ 34.Ke3 h6 35.c4 Rb2 36.Kd4 Ra2 37.Kc3 Kg7 38.Be4 Be8 39.Bb7 Re2 40.Kd3 Rf2 41.Be4 Ra2 42.h3 Kf6 43.Kc3 Re2 44.Kd4 Rb2 45.Bd3 Bc6 46.Kc3 Ra2 47.Ne4+ Kg6 48.Bb1
+/= (0.47) Depth: 38/71 00:29:11 32811MN, tb=1579286

At least a forced win is not to be seen neither.

BTW Jon, did you see this?

viewtopic.php?p=837424#p837424

The study you brought there is cooked to me.
Peter.

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