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Viswanathan Anand vs Levon Aronian
St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (Blitz) (2017), St Louis, MO USA, rd 5, Aug-17
Spanish Game: Closed. Pilnik Variation (C90)  ·  0-1
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Aug-20-17  tonsillolith: I can't believe no one has commented on this game yet.
Aug-20-17
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  ChessHigherCat: This may not be a very profound comment but when I saw black's 17th and 18th move, the old video game "Space Invaders" popped into my head!

I also noticed that Aronian never does what his opponent expects him to do, I mean he never reacts in a typical, predictable way to the other player's moves, which probably gives him a psychological edge.

Aug-20-17
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  tpstar: Black to Play and Win after 33. Rxa3.

<ChessHigherCat> I have always admired how Carlsen and Aronian regularly play the Ruy Lopez Closed (avoiding the Berlin), getting decent positions out of the opening and often winning. Perhaps this is somehow related to heavy analysis of the Marshall Gambit.

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