Heavy hitters on the Radio Show

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8/2/2006 – On this week's Radio Show we get concentrated top-leven chess from our Playchess lecturer Andrew Martin: Leko-Naiditsch from Dortmund, Carlsen-Volotikin and Carlsen-Morozevitch from Biel, Acs-Harikrishna from the Gyorgy Marx Memorial. Can you afford to miss it?

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Concentrated top-level chess is what we offer on this weeks radio show. Check out:

Leko,P (2738) - Naiditsch,A (2664) [E00]
Sparkassen Dortmund GER (1), 29.07.2006
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 Bb4+ 4.Bd2 c5 5.Bxb4 cxb4 6.Bg2 0-0 7.Nf3 d6 8.0-0 Nc6 9.d5

Carlsen,M (2675) - Volokitin,And (2662) [A33]
GM Biel SUI (5), 28.07.2006
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 e6 6.g3 Qb6 7.Nb3 Ne5 8.e4 Bb4 9.Qe2 d6 10.f4 Nc6 11.Be3 Bxc3+ 12.bxc3 Qc7 13.Bg2 0-0 14.0-0 b6 15.Nd4 Nxd4 16.cxd4 Ba6 17.Rac1

Carlsen,M (2675) - Morozevich,A (2731) [E97]
GM Biel SUI (2), 25.07.2006
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 0-0 6.Be2 e5 7.0-0 Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.a4


Acs,P (2520) - Harikrishna,P (2682) [C89]
4th Marx György Mem Paks HUN (1), 28.07.2006
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 0-0 8.c3 d5

Test your attacking skills by solving this weeks puzzle and win a Chessbase DVD of your choice. Last weeks winner, Bart De Kort of Brussels, was delighted with his prize! Entries to andrew@andrewmartinchessacdemy.com

Yeo,M - Wells,P, Lloyds Bank Masters, London, 1979

Black to move and win.
Make good use of the extra pieces on the kingside!

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Andrew Martin, chess trainer and teacher

He is not some unknown in the world of chess. Andrew Martin was the star commentator in the 2000 London match between Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik, and he gained recent international fame and popularity with his live audio commentary on Playchess.com during the FIDE world championship in San Luis.

Andrew is also a prolific chess trainer, not just live in British scholastic circles, but also in a series of training DVDs he has produced for ChessBase, taking full advantage of our Chess Media System. His lively, entertaining style, combined with a good dash of humour, makes any lesson with him a delight to follow.

Andrew Martin is 47 years old and lives in Sandhurst, England, with his wife and four children. His book King‘s Indian Battle Plans for Thinkers Press was an international best-seller.

Each week Martin will cast his eye over the contemporary chess scene, presenting a veritable pot-pourri of interesting topics. We look forward to the pleasure of your company.

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