World Champion Endgame Tactic

Carlsen vs Aronian, Tata Steel Rapid and Blitz
White to move.

In the position above, Aronian is going for a draw by perpetual. How quickly can you find the only winning move for white?

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Yancey_Ward
Yancey_Ward

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Yes, 1.Rc2 is quite the shot. Of course, the win isn't technically easy after that point, but in a blitz game, Carlsen's technique in bringing it home was just amazing to watch.

Surpriselover
Surpriselover

Rc2

Surpriselover
Surpriselover

Around 3 minutes...saw the shot instantly at first then questioned it and looked for other moves.



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