Maand: november 2021

Open Leuven day 4: shared first (with 11 other players…)

The final day of a tournament is always a bit tense, but in  Leuven the last round was really unpredictable and the outcome was quite surprising.

My goal was to end the tournament with two good games and in the end I think I succeeded. I won in round 6 against tournament surprise Bratuszewski and I drew in round 7 against tournament favourite Dgebuadze to finish on a score of 5.5 out of 7. The results of the other boards were such, that in the end 12 players finished on shared first place with 5.5 out of 7. I have never experienced before that a tournament was won by such a large group. Let’s take a short look at my game in round 6. …