Vassily Ivanchuk Wins Match With Peter Leko

Vassily Ivanchuk Wins Match With Peter Leko

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jan 7, 2009, 10:46 AM |
18 | Chess Event Coverage

Between the 4th and 6th of January, Vassily Ivanchuk and Peter Leko played a rapid match of 6 games in Mukachevo, Ukraine.  The time control was 25 minutes plus a 5 second increment per move.

Ivanchuk played the more dynamic chess throughout, but only managed to finally break down Leko's stubborn resistance in game 5 after strong opening novelty and a long endgame struggle.

 Vassily Ivanchuk  Peter Leko  ½-½   79 
 A46   Queen's Pawn Opening
 Peter Leko  Vassily Ivanchuk  ½-½  16 
 B90   Sicilian Najdorf
 Vassily Ivanchuk  Peter Leko  ½-½  85 
 E04   Catalan
 Peter Leko  Vassily Ivanchuk  ½-½  62 
 B90   Sicilian Najdorf
 Vassily Ivanchuk  Peter Leko  1-0  77 
 A32   English Symmetrical
 Peter Leko  Vassily Ivanchuk  ½-½  35 
 B01   Centre Counter

More from SonofPearl
Chess.com News Is Changing...

Chess.com News Is Changing...

Beijing To Host 5th 2012/13 Grand Prix

Beijing To Host 5th 2012/13 Grand Prix