2014

Rapport outplays Laznicka in a playoff match

Richard Rapport

GM Richard Rapport

Two of the most exciting Central European chess players GM Viktor Laznicka (CZE) 2666 and GM Richard Rapport (HUN) 2720 met in one-on-one match of six games, called Novoborska Sachova Corrida. The games took place at Ajeto restaurant in Nový Bor from 30th September to 5th October 2014.

The young Hungarian prodigy won his first and third game, but Viktor Laznicka came back in the match with victories in the last two rounds. Thus the final result in the match was equal 3:3.

However, “Novoborska Sachova Corrida” made the event even more spectacular with an additional playoff match of two games to decide the winner. This time Richard Rapport was uncompromising and won 2:0. You can replay the games in the Arena Platform below.

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