Game of the Week: Steinitz vs Lasker, a classical Queen's Gambit

by Merijn van Delft
11/18/2020 – In his "Game of the Week" show, Merijn van Delft takes a look at a classical game with the Queen's Gambit: Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896. | Merijn's show is available at 16.00 UTC (17:00 CET, 12:00 EDT) and on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here.

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Game of the Week #438

Merijn van Delft: "While top level chess continued to have a break in the past week, the hype around the Netflix series The Queen's Gambit continued to grow, and rightfully so. Let's use the opportunity to study another classical game with the Queen's Gambit: Steinitz-Lasker from the tournament in St. Petersburg 1896, which features in my book Mastering Positional Sacrifices."

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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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