Aronian handily beats Kramnik - May 5th 2007

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May 9, 2007, 12:00 AM |
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This is an interesting game and one I'll use to kick off what a Game of the Day should look like!

In the recent Rapid Chess Match featuring World Cup holder Levon Aronian vs. World Champion Vladimir Kramnik, Aronian handed Kramnik defeat after defeat! Let's see how...

 The opening starts out rather calmly as expected. Both sides are contesting the long light-squared diagonal. Both sides are in mid-development. Here Kramnik embarks on a plan to attack Aronian's d pawn with...

 

 

 

After everything has died down Kramnik is better developed, but he is without his dark-squared bishop. Is that compensation enough? It's unclear at this point.

 

 

 

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