May 2021 Chess Puzzle Answer Key
The second Superbet Chess Classic is the first leg of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour, live from the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel in Romania. Eight of the nine tour players are joined by two wildcards for nine rounds of classical chess. Join GMs Alejandro Ramirez, Yasser Seirawan, Cristian Chirila, Maurice Ashley, and IM Almira Skripchenko for the move-by-move.
This is a copy of the original stream, which had technical issues. The stream had 2660 concurrent viewers.
National Master Caleb Denby shows a position with all White pieces! How can it be? Work backwards and determine which pieces play for each team.
Composition by G. Husserl, 1966
National Master Caleb Denby shows a quick way to disarm the "Bong Cloud" chess opening, a showman opening where the king comes out early to confuse the opponent.
C20 King's pawn game
National Master Caleb Denby shows the ultimate chess beginner trap, the four-move Scholar's Mate.
C23 Bishop's opening
Grandmaster Josh Friedel covers the FTX Crypto Cup's quarterfinal match between Fabiano Caruana and Ian Nepomniachtchi in this two-hour special. See Games 1 and 4 of the first set. The ongoing Cup is the sixth leg of the online 2021 Champions Chess Tour.
International Master Dorsa Derakhshani features games from former world champion Anatoly Karpov. See his win over Vladimir Savon from Moscow 1971, as well as two other positions.
International Master Dorsa Derakhshani teaches a chess class on a topic of her choice.
National Master Caleb Denby looks at the best games from the ongoing American Hybrid World Cup Qualifier, a collection of eight 16-player online knockouts. The eight winners will earn entry into the World Cup.