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Maxim Rodshtein vs Bassem Amin, French Club Championship 2019, Brest, France

23rd June, 2019
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French Club Championship 2019, Brest, France

Defending champions Bischwiller retained their French Club Championship title. Their top player, Israeli GM Maxim Rodshtein, was especially impressive, scoring 8/11 against strong opposition including Egypt’s Bassem Amin, one of my favourite players and the first African GM to achieve a 2700 rating.

1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 f5 4.Bg2 Nf6 5.d3 Bb4

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