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Squeezing the Win Out of a Drawn Endgame: Mamedyarov – Carlsen 2018

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[Event “World Blitz Championship”][Date “2018”][White “Shakhriyar Mamedyarov”][Black “Magnus Carlsen”][Result “0-1”][ECO “D31”][Opening “QGD: Janowski variation”] d4 d5 2. c4 e6 The Queen’s gambit declined Nc3 a6 The Janowski variation of the QGD. The idea of a6 prepares the b5 pawn push which aids the development of the light squared bishop on the b7 square and in…