Is Tiviakov's Scandinavian refuted?

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With a score of 6 / 9, Hungarian GM Zoltan Almasi has won the 50e Torneo Capodanno in Reggio Emilia. Second was Vugar Gashimov of Azerbaijan, who won the brilliancy prize for his win against Tiviakov. (Good to see that some tournamenst still give brilliancy prizes.) We're going to look at this game in detail - a must for 1.e4 mainline players!

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Here the best game of the tournament:

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gashimov tiviakov The prize winning game

navara comment Post-game explanation by the players was common in Reggio too. Here Navara.

marin godena Marin and Godena

korchnoi tiviakov landa analysing Korchnoi and Tiviakov analysing

trophy The winner!

group Everyone smile - the players and the organizers

almasi What do you do as the Reggio winner? You give a thirty-board simul, as was agreed beforehand...

5 gms ...but THIS we had not agreed! (After a big applause and lots of smiles, the five GMs gave their places to five amateurs.)

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