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02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

12 year old GM Abhimanyu Mishra!

The new youngest chess grandmaster of the world!

Now, the record of the youngest chess grandmaster of chess has been broken! The chess youngest grandmaster was the Ukrainian chess grandmaster Sergei Karyakin, not anymore though. Abhimanyu Mishra has become the youngest chess grandmaster of chess in 2021!

This is late new, because actually, this is not the only great achievement of the prodigy Mishra:

  • He became the youngest chess expert player obtaining a +2000 ELO rating in the U.S Chess federation at the age of 7 years, 6 months, and 22 days.
  • Abhimanyu Mishra became the youngest chess national master
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Opening novelties
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

May 2021 – Opening Novelties

The FIDE Candidates Tournament is regarded as one of the most elite tournaments in world chess, and many rank its prestige just after the World Chess Championship. Regardless of the lengthy break, the top players in contention did not fail to provide a spectacle for their audience. In this piece, we would continue from our recently written April opening novelties and take a further look at a handful of opening novelties and the influence of these opening novelties in the games.

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Opening Novelties
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

April 2021 – Opening Novelties

April 2021 – Opening Novelties

April was a great month for Chess since the second half of the Candidates Tournament was finally played and ended (this tournament had been stopped some months before because of the pandemic). The strong Russian Grand Master Ian Nepomniatchi won the competition and will be the challenger for the World Championship versus Magnus Carlsen.

In this tournament, there were great games and interesting Opening Novelties, so today we analyze four of these games.

 

(Opening Novelties #1)

Giri, Anish vs Ding, Liren

 

[Event “Tournament”] [Site “?”] [Date “2021.04.23”] [Round “11.4”] [White “Giri, Anish”] [Black… Read more
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Opening Novelties
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

February 2021 – Opening Novelties

February 2021 – Opening Novelties

 

Which were the most amazing and interesting Opening Novelties in February 2021? How to understand the new moves these Masters played? That is what we analyze in this post, also highlighting some of the most interesting and instructive moments in those games.

There is even a Novelty from the Best Player in the World, Magnus Carlsen. Enjoy these beautiful Opening Novelties!

 

Opening Novelties Game #1

Demchenko,Anton (2610) – Frey,Fabian (2106) [B40]

1st FIDE OWCCCC Pools-East 2021 Online (1.13), 19.02.2021

 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. … Read more

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Opening Novelties
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

March 2021 – Opening Novelties

In this article, we would proceed with our series of opening novelties analyses for the month of March 2021. So far, we have already looked at lots of interesting games in the  January edition and 2nd January edition of opening novelties. We would continue from the February edition of opening novelties to carry out analyses on games from tournaments such as the Cerrado GM 16 Febrero 2021, Barcelona, ARM-ch Rapid 2021, Yerevan, and 1st FIDE OWCCCC Pools-East 2021 tournament.

1.Carlsen, Magnus – Zakharov, Alexander S.

What could be better than starting out with a game by the world champion, … Read more

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Opening Novelties
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Alberto Chueca

February 2021 – Opening Novelties

Last month, we started a series that explored the latest chess opening novelties made by top players in chess tournaments. Our January edition of opening novelties explored instructive games by elite chess grandmasters and in this edition, we would continue our study of interesting opening novelties gotten from the games of strong titled players.

These games were taken from recent offline and online tournaments such as the Cerrado GM 16 Febrero 2021, Barcelona, ARM-ch Rapid 2021, Yerevan, and 1st FIDE OWCCCC Pools-East 2021 tournament. These tournaments featured top-titled players, masters, and amateurs.

We are going to be analyzing three(3) … Read more

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Opening Novelties
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

January 2021 – Opening Novelties 2nd

January 2021 – Opening Novelties 2nd

 

Today we continue analyzing interesting Opening Novelties that were played during January 2021. Many tournaments were analyzed, but the most amazing games (the ones that made this list of four Opening Novelties) are from the Top Level Tournament 83rd Tata Steel Masters 2021 Wijk aan Zee.

 

Opening Novelties Game 1

[Event “83rd Tata Steel Masters 2021”] [Site “Wijk aan Zee”] [Date “2021.01.18”] [Round “3.4”] [White “Caruana, Fabiano”] [Black “Duda, Jan-Krzysztof”] [Result “1/2-1/2”] [ECO “C42”] [WhiteElo “2823”] [BlackElo “2743”] [PlyCount “101”] [EventDate “2021.01.16”] [EventCountry “NED”] [Source “ChessBase”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 … Read more

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Opening Novelties
02 Chess openings ♟️
Alberto Chueca

January 2021 – Opening Novelties

January 2021 – Opening Novelties

In January 2021 there were some very interesting Opening Novelties. Today we analyze 4 interesting and beautiful new moves in the opening, which have been played by top masters. There were novelties in some high-level competitions, and we considered all of them. However, the four moves/games we found most amazing for this post are taken from the super-strong Tata Steel.

For the selection, we thought of the strength of the master who played it, the beauty of the move and the game, and how early in the game it was played (since it is … Read more

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