The Weekly Show: The European Championships

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4/6/2022 – In his "Weekly Show" Lawrence Trent talks about the European Individual Championships with a special mention to the young Azeri star Abdulla Gadimbayli who, prior to round ten, was on a magnificent 7.0/9, gaining 40 rating points and undoubtedly a GM norm in the process. Lawrence also talks about the MPL Indian Chess Tour and finals of the Berlin Grand Prix. | Lawrence’s show is available on-demand with a ChessBase Premium Account. You can register a Premium account here

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But the game of the day is the crushing win by Saric vs Abasov in round 10 meaning the Croatian number 1 still has a chance to fight for the title.

Here's a warm-up: This is a position from the game Sargissian-Gadimbayli. The young Azeri has just played the move ...b6-b5 in a difficult position but one where he should have decent drawing chances. Was this correct and if not, why not?


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