Tata Steel R03: Navara vs Giri

1/19/2016 – Things are heating up in Wijk aan Zee. Caruana is leading the tournament with 2,5 out of 3 beating Adams and Eljanov. The game of the day for Daniel King was Navara vs Giri which he analysed in his highlight video. Navara sacrificed a whole rook for the attack. If he could manage to convert into a win you can see in this video...

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Highlights Round 3: Navara vs Giri

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Round three results for Masters 

Round 3 - Monday the 18th
So, W. - Karjakin, S. ½-½
Ding, L. - Hou, Y. ½-½
Navara, D. - Giri, A. ½-½
Caruana, F. - Adams, M. 1-0
Wei, Y. - Carlsen, M. ½-½
Mamedyarov, S. - Eljanov, P. 0-1
Van Wely, L. - Tomashevsky, E. ½-½

Daniel King: Mr. Powerplay

Daniel King during a visit in Hamburg

Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years and has represented his country in numerous competitions, amongst others in the historic win by the English over the Soviet Union in 1990 in Reykjavik. King is the author of more than 15 chess books and has wealth of experience as a trainer, assisting many of England’s leading players. He is also well known for his broadcasting on TV, radio and the internet, commentating major chess events. To the delight of chess fans worldwide, he hosts his monthly "Powerplay" show on the world's largest chess server, Playchess.com. He contributes to ChessBase Magazine, with the popular column "Move by Move". King has also produced the highly praised PowerPlay DVD series for ChessBase. King lives in London.

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X iLeon aka DMG X iLeon aka DMG 1/20/2016 12:44
An observation/query: is anyone else striken by the fact that we've had so many Nimzo type openings in this round? (by Nimzo type I include, for example, the Ragozin)
marcinlejman marcinlejman 1/19/2016 11:09
Navara has a real gift for playing wonderful, deep ideas.
X iLeon aka DMG X iLeon aka DMG 1/19/2016 10:54
Great vid by Daniel King! Thanks!