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    Default Re: Dreary Draws

    Quote Originally Posted by Mathieu Cloutier View Post
    Carlsen certainly changed the mindset in that regard. It feels like he comes at the board with the idea of playing 5 or 6 hours of fighting chess, no matter what the position on the board is. And that is a good thing.
    I haven't checked if Hans is right when alluding to a high draw rate for Magnus. Defensive technique could be a little better these days, so to get more decisive games in elite chess nowadays it might be best to play sharply often, when allowed, like Fischer and Kasparov did.
    Last edited by Kevin Pacey; August 31st, 2017 at 10:14 AM. Reason: Spelling
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