Dortmund 6: The draw curse continues
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Dortmund 6: The draw curse continues

Radek Wojtaszek squandered a win against Matthias Bluebaum and then lamented, “that’s somehow the story of the tournament - there are many winning chances, but everything ends in a draw”. The Polish no. 1 still goes into the last round half a point clear of the pack, though, since everyone else has the same issue. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave couldn’t convert an extra pawn against Vladimir Fedoseev, while sometimes extravagant winning attempts in Nisipeanu-Andreikin and Wang Yue-Kramnik all came to nothing.




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