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Wei Yi vs Bu Xiangzhi
Hainan Danzhou GM (2015), Danzhou CHN, rd 9, Jul-11
Russian Game: Nimzowitsch Attack (C42)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-11-15
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  Penguincw: Nice to see a fighting draw in the last round of a tournament. :) Of course, it helps if both players have something to fight for: Wei Yi wanted to finish on the podium, while Bu Xiangzhi wanted to avoid drawing all 9 of his games.

Despite 102 moves being a long game (the longest of the tournament), both players have fought even longer games just this <year>!

N Vitiugov vs Wei Yi, 2015 (130 moves)

Bu Xiangzhi vs Jakovenko, 2015 (149 moves)

Jul-13-15  Marmot PFL: <Bu Xiangzhi wanted to avoid drawing all 9 of his games.>

Guess that explains the choice of opening.

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