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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Reykjavik Open 2013 Rd3 Standings

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Hambleton continues his modest starts with a draw. Orlova lost a tough game where both sides had their chances.

39FMHambleton Aman24720CAN1½½2
125Murray Michael A.20172037CAN0101
139WCMOrlova Yelizaveta19780CAN0101

Here is the action packed rd3 Orlova game. Black had the early chances but got sloppy which allowed Orlova to get a completely winning game. Unfortunately, she failed to capitalize and eventually lost a R-R ending.

Orlova,Yelizaveta (1978) - Kvisvik,Brede (2314)
d4 unusual[A04]
Reykjavik Open 2013 Reykjavik, Iceland (3.50), 20.02.2013

Position 1
Both sides are attacking each other on the kingside in a sharp position. What do you suggest for white?

White to Play

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