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Game 2 - 2014 World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand

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ChessNetwork Master games World chess championship 2014 Carlsen, magnus Anand, viswanathan Ruy lopez Berlin defence

This is game 2 from the 2014 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and challenger Viswanathan Anand of India. This world chess championship match (rematch), held in Sochi, Russia, is historic. It's the first time that the same two opponents have met in consecutive World Chess Championship matches since Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov from the 1980's. The World Chess Championship 2014 between Carlsen and Anand is a best of 12-game match; the first player to earn 6.5 points will become the World Chess Champion. Magnus Carlsen has .5 points and Viswanathan Anand has .5 points going into game 2.

Pgn:
[Event "World Chapionship 2014"]
[Site "Sochi, Russia"]
[Date "2014.11.09"]
[Round "2"]
[White "*GM_Carlsen"]
[Black "*GM_Anand"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2863"]
[BlackElo "2792"]
[Opening "Ruy Lopez: Berlin defense"]
[ECO "C65"]
[NIC "RL.07"]
[Time "10:52:20"]
[TimeControl "7200+0"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. Re1 O-O 7. Bxc6 bxc6 8. h3 Re8 9. Nbd2 Nd7 10. Nc4 Bb6 11. a4 a5 12. Nxb6 cxb6 13. d4 Qc7 14. Ra3 Nf8 15. dxe5 dxe5 16. Nh4 Rd8 17. Qh5 f6 18. Nf5 Be6 19. Rg3 Ng6 20. h4 Bxf5 21. exf5 Nf4 22. Bxf4 exf4 23. Rc3 c5 24. Re6 Rab8 25. Rc4 Qd7 26. Kh2 Rf8 27. Rce4 Rb7 28. Qe2 b5 29. b3 bxa4 30. bxa4 Rb4 31. Re7 Qd6 32. Qf3 Rxe4 33. Qxe4 f3+ 34. g3 h5 35. Qb7 {White wins} 1-0

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