Giri beats Fabi, but Baden-Baden win Bundesliga
Reports May 25, 2018 | 9:55 AM 21

Giri beats Fabi, but Baden-Baden win Bundesliga

Peter Svidler and Rustam Kasimdzhanov were the heroes as Baden-Baden beat Solingen 4.5:3.5 in the playoff to claim a 12th Bundesliga title in the last 13 years. On paper it was a mismatch, with Baden-Baden fielding seven 2700 players to Solingen’s one, but when they’d done that earlier in the season David had beaten Goliath! This time round Elo triumphed, though Anish Giri, one of just two Top 10 players not playing in Altibox Norway Chess, scored a consolation goal by beating World Championship Challenger and world no. 2 Fabiano Caruana.




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