Game Breakdown

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½-½

Firouzja vs. Pragg resulted in a draw.
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Over half the games ended in a draw, and of the games which were decisive, 60% were won by white.

Game Openings

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Game openings were as expected, with e4 at move 1 occurring in almost 70% of games. The Ruy Lopez and Sicilian are seen as the two sharpest openings in modern classical chess. It makes sense that at the Candidates Tournament, GMs generally stick to safer openings.