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Levon Aronian vs Magnus Carlsen
World Championship Candidates (2007) (rapid), Elista RUS, rd 1, Jun-03
Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Variation (A62)  ·  1-0



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  Peligroso Patzer: This was the first rapids game (25 min. + 10 sec.) from the tie-break that was needed to decide this match after each player went +2 -2 =2 during the regular phase.
Jun-03-07  ounos: 40. ... h6?? An totally unneeded weakness, it seems.
Jun-03-07  JohnBoy: 40...h5 might be more appropriate. Tough to face if not would be 41.e6 fe6 42.Bg4.
Jun-05-07  aragorn69: Magnus's father comment on this game: <In the tie-break Magnus drew black pieces first and played a Benoni where he felt quite comfortable until the horrible mistake Qe5. Aronian played the ending accurately to secure 1-0.>


Jul-10-07  Goofy: on 52 Rxd5 followed by f7 I seem to like for white.
Nov-25-11  frogbert: still wrongly classified as classical...
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  Messiah: How sad! :'DDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
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  Diademas: Just as a personal favour to you <Messiah>, here are all the 518 games in the database were Carlsen lost.

I'm sure there's still a couple you haven't kibitzed on.

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  Messiah: <Diademas: Just as a personal favour to you <Messiah>, here are all the 518 games in the database were Carlsen lost.

I'm sure there's still a couple you haven't kibitzed on.> Yes, thank you, I am maintaining a local list of these games for a few years now. But anyway, thank you!

Apr-24-20  guaguanco: Haters gotta hate, I guess.

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