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GM Marian Petrov
GM Marian Petrov
11.14.2018
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GM Marian Petrov
11.14.2018

Game four of the World Chess Championship match in London was drawn after only 34  moves. Magnus Carlsen was angry with allowing his challenger Fabiano Caruana such an easy draw with black. Carlsen switched to the English with white but seemed to be thinking even in a position that Caruana had previously had over the […]

GM Marian Petrov
GM Marian Petrov
11.13.2018
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GM Marian Petrov
11.13.2018

Game 3 of the match ends in a draw, with Caruana getting a promising position out of the opening but then ending up worse by the end! The opening was looking a bit boring even after Carlsen surprised everybody with Qc7. Looks like the strategy of Caruana is just to have a solid position with […]

GM Marian Petrov
GM Marian Petrov
11.11.2018
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GM Marian Petrov
11.11.2018

Game 2 of the World Chess Championship Match is over. Everyone expected Carlsen to win after he missed a win in game 1 with Black. However, that’s not what happened. In fact, Fabiano Caruana was able to get an extra pawn in the rook endgame, which still ended in a draw after only 49 moves.

GM Marian Petrov
GM Marian Petrov
11.10.2018
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GM Marian Petrov
11.10.2018

The Hollywood actor Woody Harrelson has made the first move of the match and he played 1.d4… Caruana was amazed and asked can he take back the move! It turned out later that this was a joke from the actor. Who would have predicted that the first game in this Match will be in Sicilian […]