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Wei Yi - Rapport Match

Richard Rapport2/4(+1 -1 =2)[games]
Wei Yi2/4(+1 -1 =2)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Wei Yi - Rapport (2016)

Played in Yancheng, China 20-23 December 2016. After 2-2 in the Classical games (this page) and 1-1 in the Blitz games (R Rapport vs Wei Yi, 2016 and Wei Yi vs R Rapport, 2016), Rapport won the final Armageddon game (Wei Yi vs R Rapport, 2016). Report by Peter Doggers (with photos): https://www.chess.com/news/view/rap...

 page 1 of 1; 4 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Wei Yi vs R Rapport 1-0362016Wei Yi - RapportC03 French, Tarrasch
2. R Rapport vs Wei Yi 1-0452016Wei Yi - RapportA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Wei Yi vs R Rapport  ½-½502016Wei Yi - RapportB15 Caro-Kann
4. R Rapport vs Wei Yi ½-½622016Wei Yi - RapportA45 Queen's Pawn Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-16  shintaro go: Great interest for this match...
Dec-24-16  dm1991: The classical portion ended in a tie. In this case two 5+3 blitz games were played and both ended up in black winning so they played an armageddon to decide the match and it was won by Rapport: http://en.chessbase.com/post/wei-yi.... I liked this match, mainly because i'm a big fan of Rapport's opening shenanigans.
Dec-24-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: The match took place in Yancheng (Jiangsu Province, China), Wei Yi's birth town, from 20-23 December 2016.

http://k.sinaimg.cn/n/sports/transf...

Wei Yi was accompanied by his mother ...

http://www.sinaimg.cn/dy/slidenews/...

... and Rapport by his wife WGM Jovana Rapport

http://www.sinaimg.cn/dy/slidenews/...

Wei Yi and Rapport will meet again next month at the Tata Steel Masters 2017 (January 13-29).

http://www.tatasteelchess.com/playe...

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