Thursday, September 1, 2011

World Cup

World Cup R2.2: Shirov and Movsesian sent packing

01.09.2011 – The second round had a bit of it all. There were Morozevich’s crushing 2-0 win over surprise opponent Fier, as well as Shirov’s surprise 2-0 loss to Potkin. Judit Polgar overcame Movsesian, and Kamsky erased his first-round scare with a clean win over Kasimdzhanov. Vallejo Pons rebounded with a win to push into the tiebreaks, and Karjakin was unable to bully So.

Report and GM analysis.

Game 1

Game 2

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