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Magnus strikes again: Part 1
by Erwin on May 2, 2014   3580   2
In my upcoming blogs I am going to be analyzing yet another great tournament victory of World Champion Magnus Carlsen. What made his victory in the Gashimov Memorial even...
How to play against Magnus Carlsen?
by Erwin on Feb 6, 2014   5905   3
After winning the London Classic Hikaru Nakamura now heads the cover of the latest issue of New In Chess magazine. Next to his photo one reads 'I do feel that at the mo...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 7
by Erwin on Jan 19, 2014   2001   2
Nakamura, Hikaru - Van Wely, Loek 76th Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014.01.19 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 d6 6.g4!? Diagram #1 Even before the black ...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 6
by Erwin on Jan 18, 2014   2543   0
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Nakamura, Hikaru  76th Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014.01.18 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 The Berlin Wall, an opening that seems to be includ...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 5
by Erwin on Jan 17, 2014   1539   2
Nakamura, Hikaru - Karjakin, Sergey  76th Tata Steel Masters 2014.01.17 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 d5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.Qxc3 Ne4 ( Lately 6...O-O has been all the ra...