Duda wins Oslo Esports Cup, Le grabs 2nd location

4/29/2022– In an unexpected advancement, Jan-Krzysztof Duda leapfrogged Praggnanandhaa as well as Magnus Carlsen in the final round of the Oslo Esports Cup. The Polish celebrity won the event after defeating an off-form Eric Hansen and seeing both Carlsen and Pragg quickly losing their matches against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Anish Giri. Le Quang Liem, who was incorporated factors with Duda before the final round, defeated Jorden van Foreest in tiebreaks to obtain single second place.

Quick losses for Carlsen as well as Pragg

3 out of 4 suits in the final round of the Oslo Esports Cup were determined after 3 quick games. While it was not stunning that Jan-Krzysztof Duda beat an off-form Eric Hansen by a 2 1/2- 1/2 score, the quick losses suffered by co-leaders Magnus Carlsen and also Praggnanandhaa were instead unforeseen.

Carlsen was defeated by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who went into the last round in 5th area, while Pragg lost versus Anish Giri, who was second-to-last with 6/18 factors prior to Thursday’s round. Both Mamedyarov and Giri are completely with the ability of removing also the greatest players in the circuit on any type of offered day, however given their efficiencies in the competition, it was unusual to see them defeating the co-leaders in such a manner.

Duda was trailing Carlsen as well as Pragg by a solitary point, much like Le Quang Liem. In this competition, a straight-out victory in the 4-game quick section of the match provided 3 points to the victor, while a suit decided in blitz tiebreakers provided 2 indicate the champion as well as 1 point to the loser.

The eventual champ’s persuading triumph over Hansen provided him clear success, while Le also leapfrogged Carlsen as well as Pragg, however only handled to collect 2 factors, as he beat Jorden van Foreest in tiebreaks.

For Duda, this victory will act as a wonderful confidence booster, as we are less than 2 months away from the begin of the Candidates Tournament in Madrid. The Polish grandmaster will be one of 8 players fighting for the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen in the next World Championship suit– if the Norwegian decides to protect his crown, besides.

Duda 2 1/2 – 1/2 Hansen

Back-to-back victories at the start of the suit gave Duda a comfy edge over Hansen. Initially, Duda won with black in 27 moves out of a Ruy Lopez.

The chessbrah had gone all-in from the outset, pushing his h-pawn and leaving his king in the centre. The hostile method terribly backfired, as after 19 … Nf4 White has no satisfying way to take care of Black’s counterattack.

After 20. Bxf4 exf4, 21. Nf1 is the only relocation that saves the knight on g3, but the retreating relocation is plainly unfavorable, to say the least. Hansen quit the piece with 21. d4 and resigned six relocations later on.

Video game 3 lasted 86 actions and also saw Hansen missing out on a couple of possibilities to acquire a larger benefit in a somewhat premium endgame, yet Duda defended tenaciously and also obtained the draw he required to assert event victory.

Mamedyarov 2 1/2 – 1/2 Carlsen

After holding a draw with black, the world champion was the one making the last blunder in a tough knight ending in video game 2. Down on the scoreboard, Carlsen blundered in a worse– yet defensible– setting in the 3rd encounter.

Quick losses for Carlsen and Pragg

Oslo Esports Cup 2022Three out of 4 matches in the last round of the Oslo Esports Cup were made a decision after three quick games. While it was not shocking that Jan-Krzysztof Duda defeated an off-form Eric Hansen by a 2 1/2- 1/2 score, the quick losses suffered by co-leaders Magnus Carlsen and also Praggnanandhaa were instead unanticipated.

Carlsen was defeated by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, that went into the last round in 5th area, while Pragg lost against Anish Giri, who was second-to-last with 6/18 factors prior to Thursday’s round. Both Mamedyarov and Giri are completely with the ability of removing even the greatest gamers in the circuit on any kind of provided day, yet offered their performances in the event, it was shocking to see them defeating the co-leaders in such a fashion.

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Duda was trailing Carlsen as well as Pragg by a single point, much like Le Quang Liem. In this event, a straight-out victory in the 4-game quick portion of the match provided 3 points to the victor, while a match determined in strike sudden deaths approved 2 indicate the winner and also 1 indicate the loser.

The ultimate champ’s convincing triumph over Hansen provided him clear triumph, while Le additionally leapfrogged Carlsen and also Pragg, yet only took care of to gather 2 points, as he defeated Jorden van Foreest in tiebreaks.

For Duda, this triumph will certainly serve as an excellent self-confidence booster, as we are less than two months away from the beginning of the Candidates Tournament in Madrid. The Polish grandmaster will certainly be one of 8 gamers dealing with for the right to test Magnus Carlsen in the following World Championship match– if the Norwegian determines to protect his crown.

Oslo Esports Cup 2022

Duda 2 1/2 – 1/2 Hansen

Back-to-back wins at the beginning of the match gave Duda a comfortable edge over Hansen. Initially, Duda won with black in 27 moves out of a Ruy Lopez.

Hansen vs. Duda – Game # 1

The chessbrah had actually gone all-in from the start, pushing his h-pawn and leaving his king in the centre. The hostile method badly backfired, as after 19 … Nf4 White has no satisfying means to manage Black’s counterattack.

After 20. Bxf4 exf4, 21. Nf1 is the only step that conserves the knight on g3, but the pulling away relocation is clearly unfavorable, to say the least. Hansen surrendered the item with 21. d4 as well as resigned 6 steps later.

Video game 3 lasted 86 steps as well as saw Hansen missing out on a couple of opportunities to gain a larger advantage in a somewhat superior endgame, but Duda safeguarded tenaciously and got the draw he required to assert event victory.

Mamedyarov 2 1/2 – 1/2 Carlsen

After holding a draw with black, the globe champion was the one making the last blunder in a tough knight finishing in video game 2. Down on the scoreboard, Carlsen messed up in a worse– yet defensible– setting in the third experience.

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Mamedyarov vs. Carlsen – Game # 3

40 … d5 merely permitted 41. Rxc5, and also the white rook has been promptly activated. Carlsen, that suffered from an extreme cold at the beginning of the occasion as well as confessed to be incredibly tired, surrendered the game as well as the suit 3 steps later.

Giri 2 1/2 – 1/2 Praggnanandhaa

A below average efficiency in the previous rounds enabled Giri to play easily versus his teenage opponent. The Dutchman chose a King’s Indian Defence while playing black in the very first experience. After giving up a pawn on the kingside, the world number 8 squashed with in typical KID design.

After 37 … f3, Pragg can not get hold of the pawn with 38. Rxf3 as a result of 38 … Rxg2+ 39. Kxg2 Qxf3+. The Indian tried 38. Rc3, but 38 … e4 was the beginning of completion for White. Resignation transpired twenty actions later.

A draw complied with, while an additional triumph with black in game 3 implied Giri had actually handled to finish the competition on a high note.

Quick losses for Carlsen as well as Pragg

Oslo Esports Cup 2022Three out of four suits in the final round of the Oslo Esports Cup were chosen after 3 fast games. While it was not stunning that Jan-Krzysztof Duda beat an off-form Eric Hansen by a 2 1/2- 1/2 rating, the quick losses experienced by co-leaders Magnus Carlsen and Praggnanandhaa were rather unexpected.

Carlsen was defeated by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, that entered the last round in fifth place, while Pragg lost versus Anish Giri, that was second-to-last with 6/18 points prior to Thursday’s round. Both Mamedyarov as well as Giri are perfectly efficient in removing also the greatest players in the circuit on any kind of provided day, however provided their efficiencies in the tournament, it was shocking to see them beating the co-leaders in such a fashion.

A Complete Black Repertoire versus the English, 1 … e5.

1 … e5 versus the English is an in theory sound action with great chances of equality or much better in all variants, and also in this video clip series I offer a full Black repertoire based on this action.

Duda was routing Carlsen and Pragg by a single factor, similar to Le Quang Liem. In this event, an outright victory in the 4-game fast portion of the suit given 3 points to the winner, while a suit decided in strike tiebreakers approved 2 indicate the victor and 1 indicate the loser.

The eventual champ’s persuading triumph over Hansen offered him clear victory, while Le likewise leapfrogged Carlsen and also Pragg, but just managed to gather 2 factors, as he beat Jorden van Foreest in tiebreaks.

For Duda, this triumph will function as a wonderful self-confidence booster, as we are less than two months far from the start of the Candidates Tournament in Madrid. The Polish grandmaster will be one of eight players combating for the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen in the following World Championship match– if the Norwegian determines to protect his crown.