A pic is worth a 1,000 words…

Fisher back in the news!

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Not masking disappointment…

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“It’s a terrible draw for me: five Blacks and a tough start tomorrow against Anand.”   Well, Carlsen’s face certainly speaks volumes.  At the time I am writing this, Anand is a clear pawn up in a Rook and Bishop versus Rook and Knight ending…talk about premonitions! (I would estimate that the chances are 50%: fifty percent chances of Anand winning and 50% chance of Carlsen drawing…)

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POST SCRIPT:

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The game was a draw.  Painless?!  I don’t know, we will have to wait for the press conference to hear from Carlsen.  In anycase, Anand is not known for his endgame …

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MORE FROM BANGKOK…

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How GM Short likes to sweat it out during a tournament!

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Canadian/Dutch predictions for round 1

I like the ‘bachelor’ look on the film background…clothes all over the sofa, no curtains on the windows and you can even look into the neighbours living rooms!

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Irina definitley NOT on a diet!

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WGM Irina Bulmaga has a sweet tooth.  Don’t forget to check out her blog and twitter!

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