Friday December 6, 2019

Chess With Sam Collins

6th January, 2019
2

World Rapid Championship 2018, St Petersburg

The World Rapid Championship in St Petersburg was won by the young Russian GM Daniil Dubov, half a point ahead of a chasing pack which included Magnus Carlsen. Rapid and blitz events have become increasingly important fixtures in the calendars of top professional players, who demonstrate a very high level of play with limited time.

1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 b6 3.g3 Bb7 4.Bg2 g6 5.0–0 c5 6.e3 Bg7 7.d4...

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