The Weekly Show: Happy Birthday Mickey Adams!

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11/17/2020 – In his "Weekly Show" IM Lawrence Trent congratulates Mickey Adams, who celebrates birthday today. Lawrence looks at the game J. Polgar vs M. Adams, 1999 and talks about the career of the English top grandmaster. | Lawrence's show is available at 18:00 UTC (19:00 CET, 14:00 ET) on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here. | Photo: Ray Morris-Hill

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J. Polgar vs M. Adams

Lawrence Trent: "In this show I will take a look at Polgar-Adams, 1999, a crushing win for Mickey on the black side of a Marshall. And in general I’ll talk about Mickey and his career, as well as some of the other events going on/upcoming."

But first a warm-up: This is a position from Giri-Artemiev, Speed Chess Championship 2020. Giri just played Rc6 and looks to be in firm control. But what did he miss?

 

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