World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 3 / Day 2

  Wesley So   [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.10”] [Round “3.2”] [White “Dubov, Daniil”] [Black “Artemiev, Vladislav”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “81”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.10”] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 … Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 3 / Day 1

  by National Life Master Loal Davis   Xiangzhi Bu   Xiangzhi Bu was the “player of the day” when he took out the World Champion Magnus Carlsen in grand style.  Style is one thing; accuracy is another.  BUT – It does show that Carlsen can be bamboozled, confused, threatened, … Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 2 / Day 2

  Michael Adams   [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.07”] [Round “2.2”] [White “Adams, Michael”] [Black “Rodshtein, Maxim”] [Result “0-1”] [PlyCount “126”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.07”] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. O-O Bg4 7. h3 Bxf3 … Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 2 / Day 1

    [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.06”] [Round “2.1”] [White “Anand, Viswanathan”] [Black “Kovalyov, Anton”] [Result “0-1”] [PlyCount “86”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.06”] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 … Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 1 / Day 2

  Yifan Hou   [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.04”] [Round “2”] [White “Hou, Yifan”] [Black “Kacper”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “83”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.04”] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. … Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 1

Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto.     [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.03”] [Round “1”] [White “Yeoh, Li Tian (MAS)”] [Black “Anand, Viswanathan (IND)”] [Result “0-1”] [PlyCount “132”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.03”] 1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 … Continue reading