Tata Steel R08: Navara vs Caruana

1/25/2016 – In round 8 David Navara played against Fabiano Caruana. Carlsen and Caruana were leading after round 7. In a Nimzoindian Navara ended up with an isolated double pawn on the c file after the opening. After exchanging a lot of pieces Navara improved his position from move to move in the endgame. Daniel King shows this game as his "Game of the day"...

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Highlights Round 8: Navara vs Caruana

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Round eight results

Round 8 Masters - Sunday the 24th
Karjakin, S. - Carlsen, M.
Adams, M. - Eljanov, P.
Giri, A. - Tomashevsky, E.
Hou, Y. - Van Wely, L.
So, W. - Mamedyarov, S.
Ding, L. - Wei, Y.
Navara, D. - Caruana, F.

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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