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Can Alireza Beat Hikaru? Round 3 Recap and Odds Update

Can Alireza Beat Hikaru? Round 3 Recap and Odds Update

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Alireza Firouzja and Hikaru Nakamura have never played a classical game over the board. Alireza has some crazy good preparation in this game and puts Nakamura into a tough spot. Can he pull off the win? I also go through the odds to win the Candidates before and after the round.

There is also some discussion about the psychology of draw offers based on rating and tournament standings. Check out the full video here with timestamps for the odds portions and individual games!

What do you think of today's games? Who's your favorite to win it all?