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Arkadij Naiditsch vs Peter Leko
Dortmund Sparkassen (2012), Dortmund GER, rd 9, Jul-22
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-22-12  Open Defence: thanks cg.com
Jul-22-12  cormier: ... g6 or ...Bx
Jul-22-12
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  Eggman: Kramnik-Meier was pretty exciting. Just take a look at the final position:


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Jul-22-12
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  Eggman: Ponomariov-Fridman has ended in a draw so Pono has not finished in first place.
Jul-22-12  Isbjorn: Interesting position, will take balls from Naiditsch to manage this.
Jul-22-12  Strongest Force: Man...those q-side pawns look like african army ants. Even elephants run when they are on the march.
Jul-22-12  talisman: thanks chessgames!
Jul-22-12
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  Eggman: Hmmm. Maybe now 28.Qxe7 Rxg2+ 29.Nxg2 Rxg2+ 30.Kxg2 Qg4+ 31.Kh1 Qe4+ with perpetual?
Jul-22-12
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  chancho: Perpetual check.

I guess Leko gets a draw.

Jul-22-12  talisman: well my goodnes...black dropping a piece here?
Jul-22-12  karnak64: The Caro must be the opening of the day ...
Jul-22-12
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  chancho: Leko got the draw.
Jul-22-12  Diogo Canavarro: Perpetual check is on the way. Nice finish!
Jul-22-12
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  Eggman: Yes, this game has been agreed drawn.
Jul-22-12
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  Eggman: Tournament is over. Karjakin and Caruana have tied for first with 6/9. Not sure what tiebreak system is in place.
Jul-22-12  Eyal: <Tournament is over. Karjakin and Caruana have tied for first with 6/9. Not sure what tiebreak system is in place.>

Caruana wins the tiebreak due to his larger number of wins (second tiebreak, after number of games with Black).

Jul-22-12
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  chancho: Congrats to Fabiano.
Jul-22-12
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  chessgames.com: That's it for 2012 Dortmund, folks. Congratulations to both Karjakin and Caruana for leading the pack with 6/9. Thanks to everybody for stopping by and participating in our live chess broadcasts.

But that's not the only live chess we have lined up. Starting tomorrow morning we'll be covering Biel, with top-seeds Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. Games start at 8:00am USA/Eastern. Hope to see you back for more!

Jul-22-12  Marmot PFL: Never saw such a draw. it seems strange that the king cannot escape
Jul-22-12  kurtrichards: Congratulations, Fabiano for winning Dortmund 2012!

May your winning ways continue. :)

Jul-22-12
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  chancho: <chessgames.com>

Thanks for the games and your efforts at providing such a great site.

Jul-22-12
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  eternaloptimist: CG, thx for the live coverage of Dortmund!
Jul-24-12  visayanbraindoctor: 26.. Rxf2 is the beginning of one of the most creative perpetuals I have ever seen. In the end White is two rooks up, has three passed pawns in the Queenside, and has his whole 1st and 2nd ranks from Kindside to Queenside for his King to travel in.
Sep-09-16  clement41: Very amusing draw indeed! Leko must have calculated with clockwork precision the perpetual

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