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  1. Standard member mikelom
    Ajarn
    16 Nov '13 15:06 / 1 edit
    Anand fell to pieces, with blunder after blunder, once he'd blundered a critical pawn. However, Carlsen played a magical rook ending to take it.

    Well worth watching!




    http://chennai2013.fide.com/anand-carlsen-video-with-commentary/
  2. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    16 Nov '13 17:03
    Originally posted by mikelom
    Anand fell to pieces, with blunder after blunder, once he'd blundered a critical pawn. However, Carlsen played a magical rook ending to take it.

    Well worth watching!

    [pgn]1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Re1 a6 8. Ba4 b5 9. Bb3 d6 10. Bg5 Be6 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Bh4 Bxb3 13. axb3 Nb8 14. h3 Nbd7 15. Nh2 Qe7 16. Ndf1 Bb6 17. ...[text shortened]... Ra3 Kf4 67. Ra8 Rg1[/pgn]


    http://chennai2013.fide.com/anand-carlsen-video-with-commentary/
    So the score is now 4-2. Like getting a second break in tennis, an insurance break.