Carla Amse reporting from Corus
Magnus Carlsen bounced back after the painful defeat against Vishy Anand to beat Vladimir Kramnik with black pieces in round 12. This important point brought him back on the first place tie.
Carlsen pushing c7-c5 to enter the Hedgehog system
Magnus Carlsen presenting his game to the press
Magnus and Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam, “New In Chess” editor-in-chief. Peter Doggers of ChessVibes in behind.
Levon Aronian couldn’t achieve more than a draw against Vassily Ivanchuk, thus allowing Carlsen to catch him on the first place
Pavel Eljanov scored his second win against Veselin Topalov
Ivan Cheparinov with his coach GM Erwin l’Ami and GM Daniel Stellwagen
Photos: Carla Amse