Airthings Masters 26th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

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Airthings Masters 26th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Post by Mick Norris » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:17 am

Not sure I have seen this mentioned, but apologies if I have missed it (and Happy New Year all)

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TWIC reports day 1, day 2, day 3, day 4, day 5 and day 6

Semifinal day 2 Friday 1st Jan 2020
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Re: Airthings Masters 26th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Post by JustinHorton » Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:28 pm

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Re: Airthings Masters 26th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Post by Mick Norris » Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:12 pm

TWIC day 7 and day 8
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Re: Airthings Masters 26th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Post by Mick Norris » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:09 am

TWIC day 9 report
Radjabov won the World Cup in 2019 but to me this feels even more like a return to the very top of World Chess. After taking some time to get used to playing online it looks like he has discovered a real taste for the game again. I think this finally puts to rest the disaster Radjabov had in the 2013 Candidates that almost completely derailed his career.

Next tour event doesn't yet have a name but is a regular 16 player event rather than a 12 player Major like the Airthings Masters was. Ding Liren has been voted in as a participant by Chess24 subscribers. The dates are 6th to 14th February 2021.
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Re: Airthings Masters 26th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Post by Mick Norris » Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:35 pm

Pete Doggers featuring From Russia with love

Interesting to see Radjabov returning to form, as he demonstrated at the last World Cup
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