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Anish Giri vs Veselin Topalov
World Championship Candidates (2016), Moscow RUS, rd 14, Mar-28
Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Mar-28-16  RookFile: Sort of cool to draw all 14 games.
Mar-28-16  scholes: Anish Giri is son of draw
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  perfidious: The streak was placed in no danger--Amish Girl reached the drawing haven yet again, if in more pacific fashion than most of the thirteen efforts which preceded this game.
Mar-28-16  Robyn Hode: Anish Giri has become the Son of Peter Leko.
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: The only unbeaten in the tourney, and Giri went unbeaten against almost all of the world's best. I recognize the temptation to humor, but really, shouldn't we give Anish come credit?
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  chancho: <An Englishman> Giri drew upon his talent to emerge unbeaten.

Sure, he gets some credit, but on the other hand, he failed to win the candidates tournament.

He's young though.

He'll have more chances to make it to a championship match.

Mar-29-16  Ulhumbrus: 6 0-0 keeps the option of a4 and Na3 in the event of ...dxc4

Instead of 12 Be3, 12 Bg5 helps to prepare Ne4 and Ne4-d6

14 f4?! may pass a slight advantage to Topalov but not enough for him to win.

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