Round 12 at the 2013 Fide Chess Candidates 2013 witnessed World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen’s shock defeat (first in several months at that) at the hands of the “very unpredictable” Vassily Ivanchuk. Chucky beat the planet’s highest-rated human in a Taimanov Sicilian game. Carlsen, at the press conference, was very critical of his play. “First of all I think I played absolutely disgracefully, from move one.” Read a full Round 12 report on Chess Blog. Replay this game with Chess King.

Carlsen, Magnus (2872) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2757)

Result: 0-1
Site: London
Date: 2013.03.29
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