Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Aleksandr Riazantsev v Dmitry Jakovenko

The FIDE Grand Prix event in Sharjah was jointly won by top GMs Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier Lagrave and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, each with 5.5/9. The tournament attracted some criticism for its high number of draws. The following game is a striking example of how easy it is to blunder, even for world-class players.

1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.e3 Nf6 4.d4 cxd4 5.exd4 d5 6.Nc3

By transposition, the players have reached a variation of the...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post