Game of the Week: Parham Maghsoodloo vs Murali Karthikeyan

by Merijn van Delft
6/19/2019 – Last week IM Merijn van Delft analysed a great positional queen sacrifice by Murali Karthikeyan in the King's Indian. Tonight he will return to the Asian Continental, since later in the tournament, Karthikeyan again played an inspiring positional sacrifice. 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. Merijn is live at 18:00 UTC (20:00 CEST / 2 PM EDT).

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Game of the Week 367

Ideas and strategies in Grandmaster games can be quite instructive. IM Merijn van Delft presents games like these every Wednesday. On this week's show:

Last week we analysed a great positional queen sacrifice by Murali Karthikeyan in the King's Indian. Tonight we'll return to the Asian Continental, since later in the tournament, Karthikeyan again played an inspiring positional sacrifice.

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

Warming-up question: What would you play here with Black?

 

Black 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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