Chinese Machine Ding Liren Crushes Caruana With A Mighty Attack

Here is a brilliant attacking game played by Chinese GM Ding Liren vs American GM Fabiano Caruana! In the Exchange variation of Caro-Kann defense Ding Liren goes for a pawn sacrifice, and once Caruana accepts it, he faces serious problems! The absence of the g-pawn allows Black to open up the g-file and launch an irresistible attack! Caruana’s position collapses quickly, moreover in the end Ding Liren even sacrifices his queen! A brilliant game in the spirit of old chess masters! In the end of the video as usual you can solve the daily puzzle!
Fabiano Caruana (2818) vs Ding Liren (2805)
GCT St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (2019) (blitz), St Louis, MO USA, rd 18, Aug-14
Caro-Kann Defense: Exchange Variation (B13)
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Qc7 6. h3 Nf6
7. Na3 a6 8. Nc2 g6 9. Nf3 Bf5 10. Be2 e6 11. O-O h5 12. Nce1
Bd6 13. Nd3 Ne4 14. Be3 O-O-O 15. Rc1 g5 16. Nxg5 Rdg8 17. f4
Ng3 18. Rf2 f6 19. Nf3 Ne4 20. Rf1 Bxh3 21. Nfe1 h4 22. Kh2
Qg7 23. Bf3 Bxg2 24. Bxg2 Qg3+ 25. Kh1 Qxe3 26. Rf3 h3
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