After closing the gap to 3 points in round 9, the Rising Stars need to score 4-1 today to even up the match. The young guns have White on all 5 boards. Not only they did not score 4-1, they did not even win the match. They were crushed by the score of 3.5 – 1.5! This was a complete shocker!
Here are the final match results:
|Monday August 31 Round X|
|12:00||Nakamura – Svidler||0 – 1|
|Hou Yifan – Nielsen||0 – 1|
|Stellwagen – Beliavsky||½ – ½|
|Smeets – van Wely||½ – ½|
|Caruana – Ljubojevic||½ – ½|
|Experience individual score|
|Rising Stars individual score|
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