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ASTANA – Kazakh grandmaster Rinat Dzhumabayev defeated 2016 world vice-champion Sergey Karyakin during the fifth round of the 2019 World Team Chess Championship in the Kazakh capital.
Photo credit: kazchess.kz.
“It was a difficult game; however, I managed to seize the initiative from the opening. My opponent, as always, demonstrated a high-class game, but after spending more than five hours in defence, he could not stand the strain and made a mistake that cost him the game,” said Dzhumabayev, reported kazchess.kz.
Rinat Dzhumabayev. Photo credit: David Llada.
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Source: The Astana Times