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  1. Standard member woodypusher
    17 May '13 16:59 / 1 edit
    It's painful to watch. After his disastrous candidates, I sent him a friend request on Facebook. He accepted almost immediately, which in itself is rare for a Super GM. When I went to his page the comments there were brutal. People were calling him 'loser, overrated, pathetic, etc. It was disgusting. A couple of days later Radja deleted the page.

    Today he lost to Nakamura at the Norway Tnmt and is in 9th place out of 10.

    Something is not right. He is too good of a player.

    I hope he regains his form soon.
  2. Donation ketchuplover
    18 May '13 01:23
    Everyone can learn something.
  3. Subscriber Marinkatomb
    18 May '13 08:28
    It's his own fault, he didn't play competitively for over a year and then went to the toughest competition outside of a World championship match totally cold! The pasting he took has obviously knocked his confidence, for which i sympathise. He'll be back though. Look at Topalov and Morozevich, they both nose dived in just the same way but came back eventually...
  4. Standard member woodypusher
    18 May '13 18:59
    Radja's tweet from just an hour ago:

    rajachess @SergeyKaryakin Congratulations for the very nice tournament! You deserved your win in a very hard fight! Good luck in next events!

    He shows much more class than his haters.