Ivanchuk - Wei Yi Match; Ivanchuk Leads 2-1 at the Halfway Point
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 12:07AM
Dennis Monokroussos in Vassily Ivanchuk, Wei Yi

The perennial road warrior Vassily Ivanchuk has found a new challenge in the form of Chinese super-talent Wei Yi, as they face off in a six-game match in Hoogeveen in the Netherlands. The first two games were drawn, and then Ivanchuk won game when Wei Yi got too attack-happy with 17...g5 followed by 18...Rxe3?? The youngster is a brilliant attacker, but although he drew Ivanchuk's king to d4 it was soon clear that, as Gertrude Stein would say, there was no there there, and Wei Yi resigned on move 25.

More on the match, and two other associated events, here.

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