Robert Ris’ Fast and Furious: Jobava strikes

by Robert Ris
2/19/2024 – In his new Fast & Furious episode, Robert Ris takes a look at a game from Baadur Jobava, which helped the creative Grandmaster to win the Georgian Championship 2024. | Fast & Furious is available on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here.

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In this video course, twenty-nine examples with multiple questions are presented in the interactive format, which is ideal for a range of playing strengths. Step by step you will be taken through the complex positions.


Robert Ris: "I have a look at the deciding game of the Georgian Championships, won by Baadur Jobava. His final round game against GM Paichadze was the most spectacular. With some very energetic play in the Panov Variation of the Caro-Kann, White crushed his opponent in just 23 moves."

Exercise: How would you continue here with White?

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Robert is an International Master who mostly spends his time training and coaching talented youngsters. On the PlayChess server The Fast and the Furious is a popular show where he explains sharp opening lines for a wider audience. He is also a well-known ChessBase author who produced numerous DVDs and regularly contributes to ChessBase Magazine as well. Since 2015 he is the organizer of the Dutch Rapid Championships in his home town Amstelveen. He has started a YouTube channel with chess analysis as well.


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