The 75th Tata Steel Chess 2013 got off to a start with two decisive games in Round 1. Pentala Harikrishna (winner of last year’s Group B) beat Anish Giri and Sergey Karjakin beat former Women’s World Chess Champion Hou Yifan to celebrate his 23rd birthday! Here is the Karjakin-Yifan game and a video comment by the winner. You can read a round report on the first round at the Tata Steel Chess Round 1 at Chess Blog.

Karjakin,Sergey (2780) – Hou,Yifan (2603)

Result: 1-0
Site: Wijk aan Zee NED
Date: 2013.01.12
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