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Magnus Carlsen vs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
World Rapid Championship (2012) (rapid), Astana KAZ, rd 8, Jul-07
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense Fianchetto Variation (C76)  ·  1-0

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Jul-07-12  LoveThatJoker: It was really cool to see GM Carlsen conclude this game in real-time as I was watching it live.

An emphatic and impressive win for the #1 Chess player in the World!

LTJ

Jul-07-12  ninja warrior: a stark demonstration of both the power of outside passed pawns, & why bishops are better than knights at stopping them. carlsen is a superb endgame player.
Jul-07-12  Garech: Great endgame from Carlsen - running away with the tournament!

-Garech

Jul-07-12  sicilianhugefun: Must be a descendant of Capablanca

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