Grivas on Nepo-Ding 7-9

by Efstratios Grivas
4/22/2023 – A free day at the Astana World Championship – a good time to take another look at the last three 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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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.

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Game nine


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.