Chengdu Pandas Deny The Dallas Destiny

Chengdu Pandas Deny The Dallas Destiny

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Feb 28, 2018, 10:05 PM |
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The Chengdu Pandas barely beat the Dallas Destiny with a final round win leaving the score 8.5 - 7.5 With this win, Chengdu holds onto the top spot and clinches a playoff berth. For Dallas, this loss leaves them in third place.

A beastly duo of GM Yuang Yi on board one and GM Li Chao on board two carried the Pandas with  undefeated scores of 3.5/4.  Despite the loss, GM Jeffrey Xiong kept the Destiny in the match, only losing to Chao and drawing the match higher rated Yi. Let's take a look at their game:

2018 PRO Chess League | Week 8 | Chengdu Pandas vs Dallas Destiny

Pandas Destiny Jeffery Xiong Conrad Holt Elshan Moradiabadi Sabina-Francesca Foisor 7.5
Yu Yangyi 3.5
Li Chao 3.5
Li Di 1.5
Chu Ruotong 0
8.5 2.5 2 2 1

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