Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 - Day Three

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Round 3

Third round of Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 finished today with all draws. A winner is already emerging - Carlsen with 5 points, followed closely by Aronian with 4 points.
Aronian, L.2812½-½Gelfand, B. 2777
Nakamura, H.27890-1Carlsen, M.2872
Caruana, F. 2782½-½Anand, V. 2773
Gelfand, B. 27770-1Aronian, L.2812

A fantastic game between Nakamura and Carlsen with dramatic turnaround. Nakamura had an advantage for most of the game but he made a mistake which gave the opportunity to Carlsen to turn the game around.

Review the game

Peter Leko: That's why chess is one of the cruelest games. Just one mistake turned everything upside down. (Live commentary)

Some reviews:
Commentary videos
The Week in Chess: Carlsen escapes lost position and beats Nakamura in Zurich Round 3
ChessBase: Zurich 03: "Freak Occurrence"
ChessVibes: Houdini Act Carlsen in Zurich, Beats Nakamura


Carlsen, M.28725
Aronian, L.28124
Nakamura, H.27893
Caruana, F. 27823
Gelfand, B. 27772
Anand, V. 27731

Please take note, that according the the rules of the Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 the winner of a classical game earns 2 points for the Overall Standings, in case of a draw each player earns 1 point and the loser 0 points.

Pairings for round 4

Round 4 - tomorrow, 2nd February, 15:00 CET.
Gelfand, B. 2777-Anand, V. 2773
Carlsen, M.2872-Caruana, F. 2782
Aronian, L.2812-Nakamura, H.2789

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