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Friday, March 29, 2013

Breaking Chess News Candidates R12: Ivanchuk Grinds Down Magnus Carlsen; Kramnik in Lead


Breaking Chess News Update: Ukraine's Vassily Ivanchuk ground down World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in a tactical battle with a theoretical finale to a hard-fought Rook and pawn endgame. Yes, it was the Lucena position (that Chucky would have played eyes closed and sleeping if required) that made Carlsen resign. The game lasted more than seven hours. Updated post is here.

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