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    Nepo's tournament is not going well at all - but he will certainly be motivated against Magnus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    Nepo's tournament is not going well at all - but he will certainly be motivated against Magnus.
    Yes I'm quite prepared to put it down to hiding prep. I'm surprised he playing this close to the match really.
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

    See you in another life, brotha.

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    Magnus is truly on fire!
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    There are no many social media posts where ppl jokingly blame Karjakin for ''waking up the monster'' by beating him relatively early in the tournament.
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    Firouza enters top 10 on live ratings!
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    Round 10
    Code:
    1 GM Nepomniachtchi.  2792- GM Carlsen, M.  2855
    2 GM Firouzja, A.     2754- GM Rapport, R.  2760
    3 GM Karjakin, S.     2758- GM Tari, Aryan  2642
    Final round and this is the one you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    Firouza enters top 10 on live ratings!
    He has the youth and ability to go far.Will he continue to improve? They say his coach is his brother Mohammadreza Firouzja, 2141.

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    Final:
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    1	Carlsen, Magnus     19½	 2855
    2	Firouzja, Alireza   18	 2754
    3	Rapport, Richard    16½	 2760
    4	Nepomniachtchi, I   12	 2792
    5	Karjakin, Sergey    10	 2758 
    6	Tari, Aryan          7   2642

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    Magnus def Nepo in the Arma, and Alireza def Rapport to leap into second and ensure the first place for the world champ.

    1 Carlsen, Magnus 19½/32.5
    2 Firouzja, Alireza 18/31.5
    3 Rapport, Richard 16½/32
    4 Nepomniachtchi, Ian 12/33.5
    5 Karjakin, Sergey 10/32.5
    6 Tari, Aryan 7/32
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

    See you in another life, brotha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desmond View Post
    Magnus def Nepo in the Arma
    Carlsen played interesting P sac as Black for B-pair and activity. The computer assesses Black's compensation as enough for at least equality. Carlsen even won with a mating attack with reduced material.
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