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Fabiano Caruana vs Jeffery Xiong
US Championship (2017), St Louis, MO USA, rd 4, Apr-01
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense (C65)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Apr-02-17  SirRuthless: I am surprised no one has commented on this game. Jeffery Xiong held both Nak and Fab to a draw with black and he actually outplayed them both in the complications. The kid can play...
Apr-02-17  iking: putting Caruana on the ropes .. future top 10 player.
Apr-02-17  RookFile: Well, the worst thing Caruana would have had to do was defend rook and bishop vs. rook. Granted it's not fun but a draw is there for the getting.
Apr-02-17  crwynn: Young players have a reputation for playing daring attacking chess, but the strong American juniors I've played are mostly notable for stubborn, computer-like defense. This is a pretty impressive example of that.

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