I will hunt you down: Yakimenko (RUS) v Szilagyi (HUN)

This has got to be one of the most merciless compound marching attacks I’ve seen. It comes from the tense the bronze medal match between Russia and Hungary at the 2014 World Championships. Szilagyi is throwing out all kinds of heroic defensive measures, but Yakimenko is as cold as ice.

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Again, big comp finals have all theĀ  slow-mo. Featuring Aron Szilagyi looking very unhappy:

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The full team bronze medal match between Russia and Hungary is available here:

There’s some fabulous stuff, particularly in the last bout between Kovalev and Szilagyi, which promises to be a rich source of future posts.

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