Fide Chess Candidates 2013 in London: The second game that proved decisive in the second round was World No. 3 Levon Aronian taking home a win as former World Title Challenger Boris Gelfand blundered away the game. Read a report on Chess Blog. Replay the game with Chess King in the extended post.


Aronian,L (2809) – Gelfand,B (2740)

Result: 1-0
Site: London ENG
Date: 2013.03.16
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