Reggio Emilia: Ivanchuk Started New Year with a Loss Against Giri

Время публикации: 02.01.2012 22:03 | Последнее обновление: 02.01.2012 22:04

Giri - Ivanchuk was first to end in the sixth round of elite competition in Reggio Emilia. Anish Giri overpowered his experienced rival. 

Ivanchuk with Black made a number of questionable decisions in the very opening. 

For example, 17...Ra7?! - a strange movement of the rook.

Black ended up in a very uncomfortable position, but in order to win the accuracy was required from the Dutch junior till the end of the game. 

46.f3!!
The only correct move. (Black could hold in the case of 6.gxh5? Ke7, and the King goes to h5 and h4 pawns). Soon White won.


  


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