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Chess with Sam Collins

Vladimir Fedoseev v Maxim Matlakov Aeroflot Open 2017

2nd April, 2017
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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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