Thursday February 20, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Georg Meier, Dortmund, 2018

5th August, 2018

Dortmund, 2018

Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi won the Dortmund supertournament ahead of stiff competition, including former world champion Vladimir Kramnik (whom he defeated in round 5) and Jan-Krzystof Duda, the world’s highest rated junior. Tournament victory was decided with this sparkling attacking effort in the final round against Georg Meier, a strong German GM.

Meier is probably the world’s leading expert in this system, known as the Rubinstein French, which can also arise...

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