Friday February 28, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

Gawain Jones v Vladimir Dobrov

12th February, 2017
2

Gawain Jones won the Tata Steel Challengers, and with it a place in next year’s Tata Steel Masters. One of England’s top grandmasters, Jones has a substantial Irish connection and lived in Ennis, Co Clare for much of his childhood.

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.c3 d5 4.exd5 Qxd5 5.d4 Nf6 6.Na3 Nc6 7.Be3 cxd4 8.Nb5 Qd8 9.Nbxd4 Nd5 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Bd4 f6

Black’s setup looks suspicious, with poor development...

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