Game of the Week: Carlsen vs Nakamura

by Merijn van Delft
5/6/2020 – Merijn van Delft takes a look at the dramatic final of the Magnus Carlsen Invitational match where Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura showed their skills in rapid chess. | Merijn's show is available at 15.00 UTC (17:00 CEST, 11:00 EDT) on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here.

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Game of the Week #410

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational was exciting and instructive until the very end. There were many interesting games to choose from, but obviously Carlsen himself beating Nakamura in the very final was the Game of the Week. Actually, White won 7.5-0.5 between these two players, which shows that chess is more alive than ever.

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Warming-up question: What would you play here with White?

 

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Merijn van Delft is an International Master from the Netherlands who lived in Hamburg for many years and is currently based in Amsterdam. After scoring a GM norm in 2017 he is eager for more. His ChessBase show on Wednesday evenings has been running for over ten years now.
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