Monday June 1, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

28th July, 2019
2

FIDE Grand Prix 2019, Riga, Latvia, 2019

This year has witnessed an extraordinary number of top-level games, due to both the range of elite tournaments and the use of blitz and rapid tiebreaks in several events. This game, from an important tournament in Riga, was played in the first rapid tie-break of a match between two top Russian GMs, after they had drawn two classical games.

1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.d4 Nbd7...

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