Moscow GP QF Tiebreaks: The favourites roll on
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Moscow GP QF Tiebreaks: The favourites roll on

Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Grischuk and Ian Nepomniachtchi all made short work of their tiebreaks against Daniil Dubov, Wesley So and Wei Yi to reach the semifinals of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. The only (slight) underdog to win in the quarterfinals was Radek Wojtaszek, who followed up beating Shakhriyar Mamedyarov by knocking out Peter Svidler. That was the one match where tiebreaks weren’t required, after Svidler’s aggressive play with the black pieces backfired.




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