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  • SANDS: In FIDE World Cup format, the chess knockout proves a crapshoot

    Picking the winner in the knockout-format FIDE World Cup is like trying to handicap a demolition derby — the traffic patterns are so chaotic and the collisions so random that almost anyone can emerge with the last functioning engine. In the format featuring two games at classical time controls and a rapid and blitz playoff, even the best players can be tripped up.

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