Game of the Week: Caruana vs Lenderman

by Merijn van Delft
4/3/2019 – Ideas and strategies in Grandmaster games can be quite instructive. IM Merijn van Delft presents games like these every Wednesday at 18:00 UTC (20:00 CEST / 2 PM EDT). On this week's show: An instructive positional clash from the recently finished U.S. Championship. The live show is free to watch, and available on-demand for ChessBase Premium account holders (but FREE for a limited time!). To chat, please visit videos.chessbase.com/live or login via Playchess for Windows.

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Game of the Week 357

The live show is free to watch, and available on-demand for ChessBase Premium accounts.

Fabiano Caruana didn't manage to win the USA Championship, since he was less effective in must-win situations than Hikaru Nakamura. The world number two did win a very instructive positional game against Lenderman, which we'll study tonight.

Warm-up question: What would you play here with White?

 

White to move


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To chat, please visit videos.chessbase.com/live or login via Playchess for Windows. Merijn is  live at 18:00 UTC (20:00 CEST / 2 PM EDT).


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Merijn van Delft is an International Master from the Netherlands who lived in Hamburg for many years and is currently based in Amsterdam. After scoring a GM norm in 2017 he is eager for more. His ChessBase show on Wednesday evenings has been running for over ten years now.

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