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Wei Yi - Rapport Match

Richard Rapport2/4(+1 -1 =2)[view games]
Wei Yi2/4(+1 -1 =2)[view games]

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Wei Yi vs R Rapport 1-036 2016 Wei Yi - RapportC03 French, Tarrasch
2. R Rapport vs Wei Yi 1-045 2016 Wei Yi - RapportA45 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Wei Yi vs R Rapport  ½-½50 2016 Wei Yi - RapportB15 Caro-Kann
4. R Rapport vs Wei Yi ½-½62 2016 Wei Yi - RapportA45 Queen's Pawn Game
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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: I liked this match, mainly because i'm a big fan of Rapport's opening shenanigans.
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  cro777: The match took place in Yancheng (Jiangsu Province, China), Wei Yi's birth town, from 20-23 December 2016.

Wei Yi was accompanied by his mother ...

... and Rapport by his wife WGM Jovana Rapport

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

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