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He has often beaten Kramnik in very important contests. But lately the situation has clearly changed, and Kramnik has regularly outplayed Shirov… For example, last year in Linares it was only a miracle that helped the Spanish player to escape a double fiasco. Today Kramnik even won with Black! Already in the opening he captured the initiative and then transformed it into a win. So on the face of it Kramnik is moving with determination towards the prize for second place. And as far as Shirov is concerned, this tournament is really a tournament of disappointments for him… Morozevich also had a drama.

Nf5. This is unbelievable - we both missed it! f5 White has a clear advantage. This might help you to understand that in the last round I didn’t want to risk. d4. Qa2 Qa5+ Adams has already played this line against Bareev. That game was drawn. Of course, we analyzed it with Yuri Dokhoian and we found a way to improve the line. gxh4 I think that White has some edge in this endgame. Kc2?! This inaccuracy lets Black equalize the position. Nc4, and White’s position is more comfortable. Nc4 After the exchange on d5 the endgame is equal.

In the concluding game they fought against all the odds: there were no positional guiding lines, pieces flew like birds, and the spirit of the initiative reigned over the position! Thus, a draw with the perpetual check became a fair result of this colorful show. Two more metamorphoses took place in the event as the certain fell. Tiviakov beat Fedorov and, thus, excaped the lowest place in the fixture list. Now Timman, a chess player who simply stopped playing chess in the 2nd part of the tournament, occupies it!

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