Daniel was the only player to draw against the grandmaster and it was not by chance.
The young chess wizard said he and his father studied Mr Shirov's playing style in the weeks leading up to the simul.
"He played the opening move we expected him to play," said Daniel.
"Then, after that I knew he's really good at attacking.
"I was really happy after the game, everybody was congratulating me."
Saturday, October 03, 2009
Daniel Lapitan Stops Shirov
It's too early to tell if this kid is a future prospect, but when you put up a fight against a super GM and draw, well, you never know what the future holds. From the Gold Coast News:
Posted by The Closet Grandmaster at 8:02 pm