Karjakin vs Eljanov: Daniel King analyses

9/30/2015 – A lot of tension and turnarounds, cool chess and a surprising end - the tiebreak between Sergey Karjakin and Pavel Eljanov offered a lot of excitement. After all, a lot of prestige and money were at stake. The winner would advance to the World Cup final and qualify for the Candidates Tournament 2016. Daniel King looks at dramatic moments of an intense fight.

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World Cup

10th September – 5th October

Baku, Azerbaijan

 

Video analysis of the tiebreak S. Karjakin vs P. Eljanov

Semifinals Results

Player Rtg
G1
G2
G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 Pts
Peter Svidler (RUS) 2727
1
½
              1.5
Anish Giri (NED) 2793
0
½
              0.5
Player Rtg
G1
G2
G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 Pts
Sergey Karjakin (RUS) 2762
½
½
0
1
1
½
      3.5
Pavel Eljanov (UKR) 2744
½
½
1
0
0
½
      2.5

Daniel King: Mr. Powerplay

Daniel King during a visit in Hamburg

Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years and has represented his country in numerous competitions, amongst others in the historic win by the English over the Soviet Union in 1990 in Reykjavik. King is the author of more than 15 chess books and has wealth of experience as a trainer, assisting many of England’s leading players. He is also well known for his broadcasting on TV, radio and the internet, commentating major chess events. To the delight of chess fans worldwide, he hosts his monthly "Powerplay" show on the world's largest chess server, Playchess.com. He contributes to ChessBase Magazine, with the popular column "Move by Move". King has also produced the highly praised PowerPlay DVD series for ChessBase. King lives in London.

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