Karjakin vs. Caruana, Candidates Tournament

Check out Sergey Karjakin’s Rook sacrifice for two pawns against Fabiano Caruana at the Moscow Candidates Tournament on March 28th, 2016. Karjakin will qualify for the World Championship Match versus Magnus Carlsen in November in New York.

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.O-O-O Bd7 9.f4 h6 10.Bh4 b5 11.Bxf6 gxf6 12.f5 Qb6 13.fxe6 fxe6 14.Nxc6 Qxc6 15.Bd3 h5 16.Kb1 b4 17.Ne2 Qc5 18.Rhf1 Bh6 19.Qe1 a5 20.b3 Rg8 21.g3 Ke7 22.Bc4 Be3 23.Rf3 Rg4 24.Qf1 Rf8 25.Nf4 Bxf4 26.Rxf4 a4 27.bxa4 Bxa4 28.Qd3 Bc6 29.Bb3 Rg5 30.e5 Rxe5 31.Rc4 Rd5 32.Qe2 Qb6 33.Rh4 Re5 34.Qd3 Bg2 35.Rd4 d5 36.Qd2 Re4 37.Rxd5 exd5 38.Qxd5 Qc7 39.Qf5 Rf7 40.Bxf7 Qe5 41.Rd7+ Kf8 42.Rd8+ 1-0


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