400 weeks of great games!

by Merijn van Delft
2/19/2020 – The Prague Masters is in the crosshairs for this anniversary edition of Game of the Week. IM Merijn van Delft explores the third round win of the tournament leader Vidit Gujrathi. The live show is free to watch, and available on-demand for ChessBase Premium account holders (but FREE for a limited time!). Merijn is live this week starting at 19:00 UTC (20:00 CET / 4 PM EST).

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Vidit vs Ragger

Dear chess friends, tonight we'll celebrate the 400th Game of the Week broadcast. Thanks for your participation throughout the years, and let's go for many returns!

Tonight we will focus on the strong Prague Masters. Vidit is leading the tournament and beat Firouzja very quickly in the sixth round with the Exchange Slav. We will study instead Vidit's interesting win against Markus Ragger in the Gruenfeld from the third round.

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

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


Merijn will explain in the show!

This week's show

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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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