The Weekly Show: The Russian Superfinals

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12/8/2020 – In his "Weekly Show" IM Lawrence Trent takes a look at the Russian Superfinals and presents a fine game by Polina Shuvalova. | 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.

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Polina Shuvalova vs Alexandra Kosteniuk

Lawrence: "Today I'm going to take a look at the Russian Superfinals and the game of the day will be Shuvalova-Kosteniuk from round three where the young Russian defeats the former World Champion in great attacking style."

But first a warm-up: Here Matlakov played 39...Rf6, protecting the bishop. Was he happy with his decision?


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