Chess Olympiad 2016: Smerdon draws with Carlsen

In the 4th round of 2016 Chess Olympiad (in Baku) Australian GM David Smerdon faced World Champion Magnus Carlsen, and actually managed to get a strong attack going before deciding to force a draw! Unfortunately the Australian team didn’t quite prevail over the Norwegians, but it looks like they put in a great effort. The game is below, and also a candid post-game interview from David.

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