PRO Chess League - Playoff Recap: San Jose Defeats Dallas
In one of the closest and thrilling matches of the year, the San Jose Hackers emerged victorious over the Dallas Destiny on Wednesday night, winning by a score of 8.5-7.5. Not only the smallest margin possible, but considering Dallas had "draw odds" for the match (advancing to next round in case of an 8-8 tie), this was an incredibly tight match until the very end!
After two rounds the match was tied 4-4, but in Round 3 the Hackers managed to pull ahead with a come-from-behind victory by GM Daniel Naroditsky against current World Junior Champion GM Jeffrey Xiong:
And the full show here:
This Wednesday, March 8, the Hackers will be facing the Webster Windmills in the Pacific Division Semifinals. Stay tuned for a preview blog as soon as the pairings for the match are released, should be fun!
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