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.