The Weekly Show: The Opera Euro Preliminary

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2/9/2021 – In his "Weekly Show" IM Lawrence Trent takes a look at the preliminary of the Opera Euro Rapid Online Tournament, with a focus on the game Nakamura-Shankland where Hikaru botched a winning position to then lose and thereafter be eliminated from the tournament. Lawrence's show is available at 17:00 UTC (18:00 CET, 12:00 ET) 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 a game between Daniil Dubov and Ding Liren. Dubov is always excellently prepared and in this game the Chinese superstar fell victim to a home-cooked novelty. What was the shot that Ding missed in this precise position?


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