Sunday, August 25, 2013

Two are through to Semi-Finals, Four still contesting World Cup 2013

25th August 2013, Kuala Lumpur – Last night two candidates have checked-in for the round 6 of the Tromso World Cup 2013 while four are still slugging it out to decide the final two slots of the semi-finals.

As predicted Kramnik got his draw in the second game last night and his 1.5-0.5 was enough to see him through to the next round while Tomashevsky played decisively in a Marshall type of the Ruy Lopez opening. He was two pawns down but had a good position for black and won in quick fashion for a major black win.

Round 5, Game 2 standings Tromso FIDE WC 2013

FIDE World Cup 2013 (Tromso NOR)
Sat 10th Aug 2013 - Thu 5th Sep 2013 -
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