Peter Svidler Crushes Yu Yangyi in Rapid Part of Their Match in Shenzhen

Peter Svidler Crushes Yu Yangyi in Rapid Part of Their Match in Shenzhen

Peter Svidler Crushes Yu Yangyi in Rapid 2018-06-12 – 2018-06-15

Chinese Blitz Champion Yu Yangyi will take on 8-time Russian Champion Peter Svidler in a rapid and blitz match in Shenzhen, China from 12-14 June, 2018. 8 rapid games, which are worth two points for a win and 1 for a draw, are followed by 10 blitz games with normal scoring. The time control for the rapid chess is 10 minutes for all moves, with a 10-second increment from move 1. The blitz is 3 minutes for all moves, with a 2-second increment. If the scores are still tied a 6 vs. 5 Armageddon game will be played.

Photo: Qipai.org.cn

A rapid and blitz match between the 8-time Russian champion Peter Svidler and the Chinese champion-2014 Yu Yangyi is taking place in Shenzhen on June 12th-14th.

On the second match day, the rival played the 5th-8th rapid games. Peter Svidler won three encounters and drew one.

The score is 12-4 in favour of the Russian grandmaster (2 points for a win and 1 for a draw in rapid).

On June 14th, the opponents will play 10 blitz games.

Luohu Grand Master Rapid and Blitz Match 2018 (Shenzhen CHN)
Mon 11th Jun 2018 – Fri 15th Jun 2018 – Official SiteResults

Luohu GM Rapid 2018 (2 players 8 Rds Match Indiv TC: 10m+10spm) – Games in PGN: Games |