Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen’s day
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Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen’s day

Fabiano Caruana missed a golden chance to mate Magnus Carlsen in their classical game, but he still went on to win the Armageddon and become the only player to defeat the World Champion in a mini-match in Altibox Norway Chess 2019. That spoiled the Norwegian’s day, but not his tournament, which he still won by 3 points ahead of Levon Aronian and Yu Yangyi. We take a look at 7 conclusions from the event.




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