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Mick Norris
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Play for Russia 2020

Post by Mick Norris » Wed May 13, 2020 3:16 pm

Not bad for an amateur playing professionals
Kramnik is in the lead and qualified for tomorrow's semi finals with 3 rounds to go

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Re: Play for Russia 2020

Post by NickFaulks » Wed May 13, 2020 3:25 pm

Thanks, I missed that. Hang on, hasn't Kramnik just won six games in a row?
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Re: Play for Russia 2020

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Wed May 13, 2020 5:32 pm

He must be doing well, actually beat (and drew with) Karjakin! And it seems Nepo's poor recent form is continuing.
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Re: Play for Russia 2020

Post by Mick Norris » Wed May 13, 2020 5:46 pm

NickFaulks wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 3:25 pm
Thanks, I missed that. Hang on, hasn't Kramnik just won six games in a row?
Yes he did although he was a bit lucky to win v Grischuk; finished with 10.5/14 rating performance 2913
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Re: Play for Russia 2020

Post by NickFaulks » Thu May 14, 2020 1:50 pm

Wonderful semi-final Grischuk - Kramnik.
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Re: Play for Russia 2020

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Fri May 15, 2020 12:11 am

NickFaulks wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 1:50 pm
Wonderful semi-final Grischuk - Kramnik.
Won by the former, who then saw off Tomashevsky in the final.
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Re: Play for Russia 2020

Post by Mick Norris » Fri May 15, 2020 8:13 am

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Vladimir Kramnik dominated the preliminary stages. Semifinal matches: Kramnik 1-2 Grischuk and Svidler 0.5-1.5 Tomashevsky. Alexander Grischuk won the final which was best of four by winning all three games contested.
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