The FIDE Grand Prix event in Sharjah was jointly won by top GMs Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier Lagrave and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, each with 5.5/9. The tournament attracted some criticism for its high number of draws. The following game is a striking example of how easy it is to blunder, even for world-class players.
1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.e3 Nf6 4.d4 cxd4 5.exd4 d5 6.Nc3
By transposition, the players have reached a variation of the...
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