Chess with Sam Collins

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov v Magnus Carlsen

23rd July, 2017

Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017

The Paris leg of the Grand Chess Tour featured rapid and blitz games between the world’s best players. World champion Magnus Carlsen took the title from the Frenchman Maxime Vachier Lagrave on a tiebreak, maintaining an impeccable record of winning every tiebreak in which he has participated since 2007. Carlsen’s opponent in this game has been in a rich vein of form, and recently became only the 12th player...

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