Shirov Wins Match With Laznicka

Shirov Wins Match With Laznicka

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Alexei Shirov has defeated the Czech GM Viktor Laznicka in a 6 game match played in Novy Bor, Czech Republic from 2 - 8 August.

The first 3 games were draws but Shirov broke the deadlock to win game 4, and sealed the match victory with another win in game 5.  The final score was 4-2 in favour of Shirov.

The time control was 90 minutes for 30 moves, with a 30-second increment per move from the start.

All the games are below. More information is available at the official website (in Czech).

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Viktor Laznicka

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Alexei Shirov

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Shirov with the match trophy!

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Photos from the official website.

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