In the last round of the Shamkir chess tournament Carlsen showed his class by beating one of the worlds best! Here is the game with my annotations.
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Today Levon Aronian lost to Vishy anand in a Ruy Lopez. To me this is a huge surprise, i expected four quick draws, and then more excitment later on, however this was not the case. Vladamir Kramnik VS Dmitry Andreikin was the only quick draw.
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Shocking loss for anand as Carlsen Snatches the win giving him a heavy headstart. Can Anand catch up in the remaining 7 rounds? I believe that Anand will stop playing for a draw, and play for a win. here is anands loose.
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surprisingly Carlsen with black played the Caro- kann. but the position repeated after 25 moves
a surprising game. Carlsen's openings seem full of surprises. Maybe he will play the budapest against d4?! who knows? | Read More
Anand and carlsen settle for a quick draw in 16 moves
an excellent first game, very interesting. Anand will have white tommorow for hopefully a longer game | Read More
this game is from the 2013 candidates. Svidler take out Carlsen in round 14.
an amazing game by Svidler, sad preformance by carlsen, who needed to get the same score as Kramnik to in the candidates. | Read More
Both Aronian and Kamsky went down in round one. Aronian blamed his blunder on move 30 for the loss. Here are the games.
This loss will probably ease magnus Carlsens mind, Nakamura has never been really tough for him and he just beat Kamsky.
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After three draws Carlsen Needs a win and gets one.
Peter Svidler surprises Aronian by playing Queens Gambit accepted.
Boris Gelfand and Vassily Ivanchuk cannot afford to lose another game, and end in a draw.
So after round four Magnus Ca... | Read More
A short game for Ivanchuk, Aronian with two wins and one draw is at the top.
The third draw in a row for Kramnik.
Peter Svidler has an excellent start. Teimour Radjabov has a setback, But the tournament is not over.
And so Levon Aronian has... | Read More
Aronian and Radjabov take the lead.
An interesting set of games. Notice that While two of the tournament favourites draw, the next top rated player win their games. | Read More