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Highs and Lows from the Candidates (Part 1)

 

Continuing where we left off in the previous posting, I’d like to take a look at some of the best and worst moments from the 2018 Candidates.

Let’s start from the very beginning, where we saw 3 decisive games in the 1st round itself.

A fine win by Caruana over So:

 

A blunder by Karjakin:

 

An incredible opening concept by Kramnik:

 

One of many missed opportunities for Aronian:

 

Needless over-ambition from Kramnik:

 

Tactics in an endgame with very few pieces:

I’ll write the Part 2 shortly.

 

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