Sunday February 23, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

Vladimir Fedoseev v Maxim Matlakov Aeroflot Open 2017

2nd April, 2017

Russian Vladimir Fedoseev scored the best result of his career in February, winning the Aeroflot Open ahead of dozens of grandmasters. The 22-year-old will be in action in the Dortmund Super Tournament in July. Fedoseev displayed impressive technical skills throughout, and generated a striking attack in the endgame against Maxim Matlakov, a player rated over 2700.

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.c4 e6 4.Nc3 Bb4

The Ragozin Defence, a favourite of Levon Aronian and frequently...

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