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Sergey Karjakin vs Loek van Wely
Tata Steel Masters (2016), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 2, Jan-17
Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Soltis Variation (B79)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jan-17-16  kamagong24: im guessing both had chicken for lunch
Jan-17-16
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  perfidious: Maybe one or both wanted to get an early start on chasing some quail.
Jan-17-16  Kasparov Fan: When playing dragon the daring ones go for attack while the mortals go for draw #chickenedout
Jan-17-16  fisayo123: Typical Karjakin. Nothing to see here.
Jan-17-16  Mudphudder: Awww...c'mon. So much play left in a position like this. It was just starting to get good!
Jan-18-16  ndg2: Let's deploy my infallible chicken-o-meter. Normally, the side with the start advantage (=white) should continue and attack - would be Karjakin. Normally, the stronger player should continue and attack - would be Karjakin. Normally the side with the better or more promising positiin should continue and attack - again, this is Karjakin.

So me and my infallible device think Karjakin was the chicken.

Jan-18-16  Ulhumbrus: Alternatively both players calculated that the best play would lead to a draw
Jan-15-17  Oldstudent: After Black exchanges queens on d2 and advances his queenside pawns, the game is quite even.

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