05 April 2016

Weary of Giri Jokes?

Chess memes are few and far between, but the recent 2016 Candidates Tournament provided an example with GM Giri's +0-0=14 performance, earning him a place in chess lore. Seen several times on Chess24.com's live broadcast of the games...

...Reddit.com offered a sample of verbal equivalents: What are some interesting Anish Giri jokes? Giri's performance was nevertheless extraordinary for a first tournament at this level and he should be a serious World Championship contender for a long time to come.

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