Riga Grand Prix QF: MVL with the win!
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Riga Grand Prix QF: MVL with the win!

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave was the first player to reach the semifinals of the Riga FIDE Grand Prix after scoring the only classical win in the quarterfinal classical games. He beat Veselin Topalov with Black in a complex first game and then accepted a shocking draw offer on move 12 in the next to seal victory. The other matches go to tiebreaks, with only Mamedyarov-Duda so far having come close to producing decisive action.




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