Tata Steel R12: Analyzing Caruana vs Van Wely

1/31/2016 – It was round twelve, and Magnus Carlsen had just drawn against Wesley So. Two players saw this as their chance: Fabiano Caruana and Ding Liren, and they led the day with great wins and fascinating games. Daniel King brings his grandmaster magnifying glass and looks at Caruana's win over Dutch player Loek Van Wely. Here is the video with his GM analysis.

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Game of the Day Round 12: Fabiano Caruana vs Loek Van Wely


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Round 12 Masters - Saturday the 30th
Karjakin, S. - Giri, A.
Hou, Y. - Adams, M.
So, W. - Carlsen, M.
Ding, L. - Eljanov, P.
Navara, D. - Tomashevsky, E.
Caruana, F. - Van Wely, L.
Wei, Y. - Mamedyarov, S.


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. He 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, the grandmasetr 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", and  has also produced the highly praised PowerPlay DVD series for ChessBase. Daniel King lives in London.

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algorithmy algorithmy 2/1/2016 11:37
great as usual Mr. king