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|Kamsky Wins; Moves to Finals!|
|By Jennifer Shahade|
|December 10, 2007|
In the second game of the World Cup semifinals, Gata Kamsky defeated the teenaged Norweigan, Magnus Carlsen. On Thursday, Gata faces off in the final against the winner of Karjakin-Shirov.
His game against Carlsen was a Petrov in which Gata quickly mounted pressure against Magnus' kingside. In the following position, Gata found a particularly strong move:
Here is the full game:
Karjakin and Shirov drew again so tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec.11, they go to tiebreak to see who will play Kamsky in the final.
Wednesday, Dec.12 is a free day and then the four game match (Dec 13-16) begins on Thursday, followed by a day for tiebreak and closing ceremony (Dec.17.) Whatever Gata has been doing has worked so far- Good luck in the final!