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Vassily Ivanchuk vs Magnus Carlsen
World Rapid Championship (2016) (rapid), Doha QAT, rd 7, Dec-26
Slav Defense: Modern Line (D11)  ·  1-0



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Dec-27-16  iking: CARlsen careened ...
Dec-27-16  SimplicityRichard: What a game by Ivanchuk! This one Ivanchuk might pin on his wall. #
Dec-27-16  Conrad93: Odd to see Carlsen lose in tactics.
Dec-27-16  iking: like a car, wrecked in the end.
Dec-27-16  eyalbd: <Only rapid/exhibition games: Vassily Ivanchuk beat Magnus Carlsen 13 to 8, with 13 draws.>
Dec-27-16  ChessHigherCat: You can really see the stratospheric level of play here. I bet at least 90% of ordinary players (aka patzers) would have preferred 19. Be5 to Ne5, 98% would have played 20. Nf3 or Nc4 instead of Bf3, 95% would have played 23. Nc6 instead of Bxe5...
Dec-27-16  Bruce Graham: 52. Bg4 offers Carlsen a choice of material losses- beautiful stuff.
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  Jambow: Beautiful game Ivanchuk just out plays Magnus at every stage. Doesn't happen often but when it does...

15 a side minutes hard to imagine.

Dec-28-16  talwnbe4: 12..b5 gives carlsen a poor game instead of 12..a5
Dec-28-16  John Abraham: Carlsen outsconed
Dec-28-16  Kamagong42: sweet! :)
Dec-28-16  The Boomerang: Planet Chucky strikes again.
Jan-13-17  ChessHigherCat: I vantchu K-arlsen and I'm gonna getchu!

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