Magnus Carlsen’s Blind Pigs

Magnus Carlsen’s “blind pigs” bring him a victory! A pair of rooks
on the opponent’s second rank are referred to as “pigs” as they tend to devour pawns and pieces, and “blind pigs” if they cannot find the mate.
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Vincent Keymer vs Magnus Carlsen
Julius Baer Generation Cup (2022) (rapid), chess24.com INT
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. Nc3 e6 4. e3 d5 5. d4 a6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. g3 c4 8. Bg2
Bb4 9. Qa4+ Nc6 10. Ne5 O-O 11. Nxc6 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 bxc6 13. O-O Bf5 14. Ba3 Re8 15. Qxc6 Re6 16. Qa4 h5 17. h3 Bd3 18. Rfc1 Ne4 19. Qd1 Qg5 20. Qe1 Rae8 21. Kh2 Rg6 22. Rab1 Bxb1 23. Rxb1 Qd8 24. Bb4 Rb6 25. Rc1 Qb8 26. h4 a5 27.Ba3 Ree6 28. Rd1 Qe8 29. Bc1 Rb1 30. f3 Nd6 31. Bd2 Rb2 32. Rb1 Rxa2 33. Qc1 Nf5 34. e4 dxe4 35. fxe4 Rxe4 36. Bf4 Ree2 37. Rb8 Rxg2+ 38. Kh1 Qxb8 39. Bxb8 Rh2+ 40. Kg1 Rag2+ 41. Kf1 Rh1+
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