Peter Svidler’s bid to win an 8th Russian Championship got
off to a perfect start as he beat 3rd seed Ernesto Inarkiev in Novosibirsk. He followed
that by starting a video experiment in which he recaps the game while it’s
still fresh in his mind and before any serious computer analysis – it’s not
quite Banter Blitzing the Superfinal, but it’s not far off! In the day’s other
decisive games Alexander Riazantsev competed with Svidler for style ...