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Chess with Sam Colins

Nodirbek Abdusattorov vs Mads Andersen, Abu Dhabi Open, 2017

19th November, 2017

Abu Dhabi Open, 2017

The 13-year-old Nodirbek Abdusattorov from Uzbekistan recently became the second youngest GM in history (after the 2016 World Championship challenger Sergey Karjakin). The following game from the Abu Dhabi Open against an experienced Danish GM inspired widespread praise and comparisons with Anatoly Karpov, one of the most positionally inclined world champions.

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 Be7 5.Bg5 Nbd7 6.e3 h6 7.Bh4 0–0 8.Rc1 c5

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