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Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana
Carlsen - Caruana World Championship Match (2018), London ENG, rd 7, Nov-18
Queen's Gambit Declined: Harrwitz Attack. Main Line (D37)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Nov-18-18
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  AylerKupp: <<Diademas> I'm an endless source for useless statistics...>

Hey! That's my line!

Nov-18-18
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  Diademas: <AylerKupp: <<Diademas> I'm an endless source for useless statistics...>

Hey! That's my line!>

Move over old-timer! There's a new gun in town. ;)

Nov-18-18
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  AylerKupp: <<WDenayer> It would be the second time that the Mozart of chess will be unable to win the classical chess part. It has to come with a psychological cost. Not good.>

And yet Carlsen will retain his title and get 55% of the 1 M Euro prize fund. That extra 100 K euros should more than balance any psychological cost

Nov-18-18
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  AylerKupp: <<Diademas> Move over old-timer! There's a new gun in town. ;)>

Glad to do so. I just hope that you don't misfire as often as I do.

Nov-18-18
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  Dionysius1: <boz> Yes, absolutely!
Nov-18-18
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  Dionysius1: Hi <AylerKupp> <Given the closeness of their pre-match Elo ratings at Classic time controls I don't see why anyone is surprised at 7 straight draws> I do understand. But 3 wins each and a draw would be so much easier to sell!
Nov-18-18
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  Susan Freeman: Magnus sounded a bit confused or tired to me in that post game conference. A lot of head scratching done by him.
Nov-18-18
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  Diademas: <Susan Freeman: Magnus sounded a bit confused or tired to me in that post game conference. A lot of head scratching done by him.>

Not nice to point out his dermatological problems!

Nov-18-18
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  Susan Freeman: It was that kind of day. :)
Nov-18-18  zanzibar: <<AK> What I want to know is, if he's been a member since Sep-23-96 and has never kibitzed, what constituted his "sighting" on Oct-16-06? Does anyone have any thoughts? Or should I ask poor <Sargon>?>

He last logged into his account then, that's all.

Nov-18-18
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  Penguincw: < AylerKupp: ... Unfortunately that user name has been taken, although looking at his user profile he's been a member since Sep-23-96 and was last seen on Oct-16-06. But he has never kibitzed. >

Damn, he was a member of this site before it existed.

Nov-18-18
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  Sally Simpson: Norwegian Woodpusher was once put forward as a pun to a Carlsen game.

Carlsen vs Bacrot, 2010 (kibitz #40)

They eventually went for Norwegian Wood.

Nov-18-18  rogge: <Penguincw: < AylerKupp: ... Unfortunately that user name has been taken, although looking at his user profile he's been a member since Sep-23-96 and was last seen on Oct-16-06. But he has never kibitzed. > Damn, he was a member of this site before it existed.>

??? Member since Sep-23-06 · Last seen Oct-16-06

User: WhiteCape

Nov-18-18
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  Diademas: <Sally Simpson: Norwegian Woodpusher was once put forward as a pun to a Carlsen game. Carlsen vs Bacrot, 2010 (kibitz #40)

They eventually went for Norwegian Wood>

Way to kill good history by facts!

Nov-18-18
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  Penguincw: < rogge >

It was a joke cause AK typed in "96" instead of "06".

Nov-18-18  rogge: <Penguincw> I understood you were joking :)
Nov-18-18
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  Penguincw: < rogge: <Penguincw> I understood you were joking :) >

So did I. ;)

Nov-18-18  optimal play: This time the Queens stayed on past the 30th move but were exchanged soon after, with the game then quickly being drawn.

Oh well, we'll see what happens tomorrow.

Nov-18-18
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  vonKrolock: <"I had one chance to play actively but I didn’t entirely believe in it,” said <Carlsen>, referring to his choice to castle (15. O-O) instead of Nce4. “Castling is essentially just an admission that the position is equal. I was also looking at f4, which is interesting but probably nonsensical.”> (apud 'The Guardian')
Nov-18-18  Spassfish: What is wrong with ...g5? Draw schmaw. Lazy I say.
Nov-18-18  Atking: Obviously equal.
Nov-18-18
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  Penguincw: Video analysis of this game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKf....
Nov-19-18
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  CCastillo: 19-18
Premium Chessgames Member CCastillo: secret footage of carlsen conversing with his team of seconds:

https://vimeo.com/130663819

Nov-19-18  Zibbit: Video analysis of this game by FIDE master/FIDE trainer: https://youtu.be/2Ij04eATnNs
Nov-20-18
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  thegoodanarchist: < Sally Simpson: Norwegian Woodpusher was once put forward as a pun to a Carlsen game.

Carlsen vs Bacrot, 2010 (kibitz #40)

They eventually went for Norwegian Wood.>

Nope. They went for "Norwegian Would"!

The "Norwegian Wood" GOTD title is used here:

Carlsen vs Anand, 2013

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