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Carlsen in World Championships: 2008-2012
Compiled by alexmagnus
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Mode: 6 Grand Prix tournaments (4 for each player, here numerated from Carlsen's "sight"). The winner plays against the winner of the FIDE World Cup 2009. The winner of this match then plays against the World Champion.

Results:
Grand Prix 1: shared 1st with Gashimov and Wang

...FIDE changed the cycle, Carlsen withdrew from the Grand Prix out of protest. He also didn't participate in the World Cup 2009.

Grand Prix 1 Game 1
Carlsen vs Wang Yue, 2008 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 2
Svidler vs Carlsen, 2008 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 3
Carlsen vs E Inarkiev, 2008 
(A48) King's Indian, 57 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix 1 Game 4
Mamedyarov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(E17) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix 1 Game 5
Carlsen vs Kamsky, 2008 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 6
Carlsen vs V Gashimov, 2008 
(A15) English, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 7
Radjabov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

Grand Prix 1 Game 8
Carlsen vs I Cheparinov, 2008 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 51 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 9
Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B77) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 55 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 10
Carlsen vs Navara, 2008 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 45 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 11
Grischuk vs Carlsen, 2008 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Grand Prix 1 Game 12
Carlsen vs Adams, 2008 
(E37) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 56 moves, 1-0

Grand Prix 1 Game 13
Bacrot vs Carlsen, 2008 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 62 moves, 0-1

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