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chessChennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster M.R. Lalith Babu drew his top board game with GM Oleksienko Mikhalio of Ukraine and moved in shared lead with 5.5 points after the sixth round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships here Monday.

Carlsen’s response to the roller was an act of practical desperation. He admitted that he hadn’t seen b5 at all and he knew he was in dire straits. He opened the centre with 28. e3, sacrificing a pawn to get counter-play. It may not have been an objectively good decision, but passive play would have seen him ground down without a fight.

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The value of designating the club’s headquarters is something the founders should not overlook. Come to think of it, all clubs need a place to meet. The options here are numerous. A school campus, the university, the local community centre or even a home, a small company that willingly donates space shall suffice. Does the place have enough lights, chairs and tables? If so, then you’re halfway done with the checklist. You see, a good venue isn’t always supposed to be expensive.

Very soon, Carlsen was forced to make another concession and swap his bishop for a somewhat passive knight. That gave Anand something to build on in terms of a space advantage based on the strongpoint on d4, coupled to the bishop pair on an open board.

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