Sinquefield Cup 2: Magnus grinds out Karjakin win
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Sinquefield Cup 2: Magnus grinds out Karjakin win

Magnus Carlsen joined Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Levon Aronian in the Sinquefield Cup lead after winning an 88-move, near 7-hour marathon against Sergey Karjakin in Round 2. Magnus ramped up the pressure in what initially looked like a harmless position, but Sergey blundered only in time trouble when it seemed he was about to escape. Before that drama it looked as though we were in for a short day, since the remaining four games ended in sometimes lively, but relatively quick draws.

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