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Vassily Ivanchuk vs Magnus Carlsen
Linares (2009), Linares ESP, rd 11, Mar-03
Queen's Gambit Declined: Lasker Defense (D56)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Mar-03-09
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  sergeidave: Maybe both players wanted a break?
Mar-03-09  percyblakeney: It has been a tough tournament, and all Ivanchuk's previous games have been at least 30 moves long. It could be that he is beginning to get a bit tired or found the position a bit too lifeless to hope for anything better than a draw.
Mar-03-09
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  Tabanus: This was round 11.

In rounds 6-10 Carlsen played 77, 34, 93, 54 and 64 moves. So I think he had reason to be tired too.

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