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David vs. Goliath: Upsets of the Week

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Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 26 August 2014

By candidate master Peter Zhdanov, Editor of Pogonina.com

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In this special weekly column we will be looking at the most unexpected upsets that happened last week. Players usually face opponents of a similar level. Considerably less frequent are situations when a significantly lower-rated player succeeds in beating a much stronger adversary.

Over 35 chess sensations happened last week. Take a look:

Top-10:


Zupanic (1419) - Lipovsek (2032), 1-0, 613 points
Garcia Morales (2113) - Shibata (1592), 0-1, 521 points
Kashlinskaya (2453) - Hong (1966), 0-1, 487 points
Acimovic (1555) - Lipovsek (2032), 1-0, 477 points
Birovecz (1410) - Szecsi (1882), 1-0, 472 points
Kranjc (2124) - Acimovic (1555), 0-1, 469 points
Brinovec (2214) - Kuzner (1773), 0-1, 441 points
Fanha (1928) - Hammes (2351), 1-0, 423 points
Moulay (2065) - Samar (1650), 0-1, 415 points
Karacsonyi (1377) - Di Giovanni (1784), 1-0, 407 points


Average gap: 473; White won 5 games, Black won 5 games
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Comments (1)
1. Written by Alyssa Milano on 23:32 26 2014 .
 
 
First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.
 

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