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Questions tagged [norway-chess]

Questions related to the prestigious (usually Category XXI - XXII) annual closed chess tournament Norway Chess and the games played within the tournament.

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Why sacrificing a pawn was more preferable over more materialistic moves in Nakamura vs Ding in Altibox Norway Chess 2018?

Why sacrificing a pawn in this situation, 19... h5 is slightly more preferable by engine over more materialistic g6 or Kh8? This is in fact what Ding chose to play actually. Obviously, this is to ...