Tata Steel R10: Game of the Day

1/28/2016 – After ten of thirteen rounds Magnus Carlsen leads the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee with 7.0/10. Half a point behind follows Fabiano Caruana who kept his chances to catch Carlsen in the last three rounds after the rest day on Thursday by winning a theoretically interesting game against Wei Yi in round ten. Daniel King takes a closer look.

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Game of the Day Round 10: Fabiano Caruana vs Wei Yi

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Round 10 - Wednesday the 27th
Karjakin, S. - Adams, M.
Giri, A. - Carlsen, M.
Hou, Y. - Eljanov, P.
So, W. - Tomashevsky, E.
Ding, L. - Van Wely, L.
Navara, D. - Mamedyarov, S.
Caruana, F. - Wei, Y.



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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disneychannel disneychannel 1/29/2016 06:00
Oh....now understand why Caruana's openings are so compact:Because Rustam Kasimdzhanov is his second!