Sunday January 19, 2020

Chess With Sam Collins

Hagawane Aakanksha vs Polina Shuvalova

17th November, 2019

World Junior Girls Championship, New Delhi, 2019

Polina Shuvalova from Russia won the World Junior Girls Championship. As the great German GM and chess writer Dr Siegbert Tarrasch once explained, if one of your pieces is badly placed, your whole game is bad. This concept was well illustrated by Shuvalova’s third round game.

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4

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