Daniel King analyses

9/25/2015 – In his video analysis of the highlights of round 5.2 in Baku GM Daniel King had four games to choose from. The quick draw between Karjakin and Mamedyarov did not offer much excitement and neither did the draw between Wei Yi and Svidler. Thus King had a short look at Eljanov's draw against Nakamura and a longer one at Giri's win against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.

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World Cup

10th September – 5th October

Baku, Azerbaijan

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Daniel King's analyses highlights of round 5.2

Round five pairings

Player Rtg
G1
G2
G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 Pts
Peter Svidler (RUS) 2727
½
½
              1.0
Wei Yi (CHN) 2734
½
½
              1.0
Player Rtg
G1
G2
G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 Pts
Anish Giri (NED) 2793
½
1
              1.5
M. Vachier-Lagrave (FRA) 2744
½
0
              0.5
Player Rtg
G1
G2
G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 Pts
Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2814
0
½
              0.5
Pavel Eljanov (UKR) 2717
1
½
              1.5
Player Rtg
G1
G2
G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 Pts
S. Mamedyarov (AZE) 2736
½
½
              1.0
Sergey Karjakin (RUS) 2762
½
½
              1.0

Daniel King: Mr. Powerplay

Daniel King during a visit in Hamburg

Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years and has represented his country in numerous competitions, amongst others in the historic win by the English over the Soviet Union in 1990 in Reykjavik. King is the author of more than 15 chess books and has wealth of experience as a trainer, assisting many of England’s leading players. He is also well known for his broadcasting on TV, radio and the internet, commentating major chess events. To the delight of chess fans worldwide, he hosts his monthly "Powerplay" show on the world's largest chess server, Playchess.com. He contributes to ChessBase Magazine, with the popular column "Move by Move". King has also produced the highly praised PowerPlay DVD series for ChessBase. King lives in London.

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