405 games were played in the Silkway Cup . Of these, 161 (40%) were won by whites, 141 (35%) were black, and 103 (25%) of the games were a draw. The fourth round became a black round for whites, 14 black wins in total against three white wins. Black also won in the third, tenth and eleventh rounds. White won in the second, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, twelfth, thirteenth and fifteenth rounds. They won the biggest victory in the seventh round, 16 victories against eight. White choiced first move 1.e4 in 194 games and first move 1.d4 in 154 games. The most popular answer to 1.e4 was the Sicilian defense of the 99th games, and the most popular answer to 1.d4 was New Indian structure.
It’s impossible to imagine blitz without сombinations, missed opportunities, blunders