The Weekly Show: David Howell vs Nils Grandelius

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3/9/2022 – In his "Weekly Show" Lawrence Trent talks a bit about the Grand Prix in Belgrade, but the focus of the show is game 1 of the Sweden-England Challenge match between Nils Grandelius and David Howell. In the first game, Nils missed a number of great opportunities to win in a funky sideline of the Berlin but David defended resolutely and the game ended in a draw. | Lawrence’s show is available on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here

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But first a warm-up: The position below is from the encounter between Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave at the Grand Prix in Belgrade. Here the Frenchman, who was playing with Black, needed a draw in order to advance to the Semi-Finals but his position looks in dire straits. Can you see the miracle save that MVL found?


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