Grivas on Nepo-Ding 10-11

by Efstratios Grivas
4/25/2023 – Three games left, and Ding Liren is trailing Ian Nepomniachtchi 5:6. Will the top Chinese be able to catch his Russian opponent? The second-last free day of the Astana World Championship is a good time to take another look at the last two games. Once again we have deep, instructive analyses for you to study, kindly provided to us by grandmaster Efstratios Grivas, trainer and FIDE international organizer. Our replay app makes it very easy to follow the annotations. You can even start an engine to work out the most subtle questions you might have. | Photo: FIDE / Stev Bonhage

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ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database that has become the standard throughout the world. Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it.


In the following games you can click (or tap) on any move or any diagram to get a special replayer, where you can start an engine and explore the moves even further – and get answers to all residual "What if?" and "Why not?" questions you might have.

Note that on your notebook or tablet screen you can adjust the size of the replay window and move it to the most convenient place. On your mobile phone you can adjust the size of the notation and engine windows.

Game ten

Game eleven


Efstratios (30.03.1966) is a highly experienced chess trainer and chess author. He has been awarded by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) the titles of International Chess Grandmaster, FIDE Senior Trainer, International Chess Arbiter and International Chess Organiser.
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