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In the shadow of giants – Bundesliga in Hockenheim

“What a pretentious title!” you might think. Well, decide for yourself after taking a look at the team-lineup from OSG Baden-Baden last weekend in the 1.Bundesliga: Fabiano Caruana (2822, World’s N°2) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2803, World’s N°4) Viswanathan Anand (2780, World’s… Continue Reading →

Game 9

Sergey misses the knockout After Sergey took the lead in Game 8 expectations were extremely high since all pressure was on Magnus now. I actually recalled the famous encounter between Real Madrid vs. Borussia Dortmund in 1998 when one of… Continue Reading →

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