Questions tagged [ragozin-defense]

Questions about the Ragozin Variation (ECO code D37–D39) of the Queen's Gambit Declined, which can be reached after the moves 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Bb4.

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Why not 7.Qa4+ in Carlsen vs Navara QGD

In the game of Carlsen vs Navara Biel Chess 2018, on move 7 why did Carlsen play e3 instead of playing Qa4+ and taking that hanging bishop?