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Kenneth S Rogoff vs Magnus Carlsen
Exhibition blitz game (2012), New York, NY, Aug-28
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Breyer Defense Zaitsev Hybrid (C95)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Sep-17-12  fgh: A good game by Rogoff, I think.
Sep-17-12  Strongest Force: Anybody know the story behind this game?
Sep-17-12
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  plang: Winner is responsible for turning around the US economy.
Sep-18-12  Murky: @StrongestForce

Kavalek wrote a column about this game in the Huffington Post. Complete with photos. Here is the link:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lubom...

Oct-26-12  David2009: K Rogoff vs Carlsen, 2012 reached


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Dec-14-12  RookFile: This is an odd game. Rogoff would be the first to say that if he was in his prime, he would have no business even playing Carlsen. I wonder how this game even happened.
Dec-14-12
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  Jim Bartle: You'll love this, RF. I think it was at George Soros' house.
Dec-15-12  RookFile: As long as Barney Frank wasn't there, I'm ok with it.
Aug-01-13  GumboGambit: Good showing by Rogoff, brushing off the rust. Its funny that the article mentioned the blitz clock was not working properly. Kind of like the US economy.
Aug-04-13
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  offramp: < plang: Winner is responsible for turning around the US economy.> Michael or Langdon?
Dec-26-13  Degatz1971: Rogoff had not played for more than 30 years. At his comeback here he achieved a draw against the future world champion and had chances to get even more. Ok, it was "only" a blitz game, but: Chapeau !
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