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Re: For connoisseurs of castling by hand
Reply #1 - 04/08/23 at 15:30:32
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I would have played 23. Kg2 and then as black I would have among other things played 29. ...Rb8 NOT exchanging queens. Stockfish hugely agrees on both counts, and crucifies white's kingwalk many of the steps along the way. I know Stockfish isn't the all-knowing chess god, but surely Rb8 would be just common sense any novice player should know.   
 
Apparently Black has a FIDE rating of 2515 while white's is 2364.  I was going to suggest maybe it was a bullet game or maybe their ratings are fake/inflated but here's the game starting at around 3:09:00:
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeiGmKbLfhM
  
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03/31/23 at 08:32:24
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