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2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour: Day 2

The 2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour is the first stop of the Grand Chess Tour. Today is the second of three days of rapid chess. The ten players will play nine rapid games and 18 blitz games over five days. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Cristian Chirila, Maurice Ashley, Romain Édouard, and IM Jovanka Houska for the move-by-move.

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2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour: Day 1 (full version to follow)

The 2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour is the first stop of the Grand Chess Tour. Today is the first of three days of rapid chess. The ten players will play nine rapid games and 18 blitz games over five days. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Cristian Chirila, Maurice Ashley, Romain Édouard, and IM Jovanka Houska for the move-by-move.

GrandChessTour.org 2017.06.21

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2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour: Day 1

The 2017 Paris Grand Chess Tour is the first stop of the Grand Chess Tour. Today is the first of three days of rapid chess. The ten players will play nine rapid games and 18 blitz games over five days. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Cristian Chirila, Maurice Ashley, Romain Édouard, and IM Jovanka Houska for the move-by-move.

GrandChessTour.org 2017.06.21

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Isaac Schrantz vs. Sasha Chapin | Viewers' Choice - GM Ben Finegold

Grandmaster Ben Finegold reviews a viewer submission and a game between a Club employee and author Sasha Chapin. Recommendations for playing the London system and Chigorin defense are given.

2017.06.15 Michael Shuey vs. Russell: A41 Queen's Pawn Isaac Schrantz vs. Sasha Chapin, 2017: D07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin defence

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Finegold's Great Endgame vs. Robert Fischer (not THE...) | Endgame Exclam!! - GM Ben Finegold

Grandmaster Ben Finegold shows four different endgames spanning from the mid-80s to the mid-90s. Remind yourselves of active pieces vs. passive pieces and when to trade.

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Tata Steel 2017: Hansen Takes on Smirin | Games to Know by Heart - GM Eric Hansen

Grandmaster Eric Hansen relives his favorite game from Wijk aan Zee 2017: his final round victory over Israeli grandmaster Ilya Smirin.

2017.06.08 Eric Hansen vs Ilya Smirin, Tata Steel (Challengers) (2017): B42 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Bd3 http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1860401

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Euwe vs. Yanofsky, Groningen 1946 | Endgame Exclam!! - GM Eric Hansen

Grandmaster Eric Hansen tours through a fascinating opposite-colored bishops endgame between Max Euwe and the first Canadian grandmaster Daniel Yanofsky. Despite White's advantage of two connected passed pawns, winning isn't easy.

2017.05.30 Max Euwe vs Daniel Abraham Yanofsky, Groningen (1946) http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1042592

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Evgeny Alekseev vs. Irina Krush, Baku 2013 | Games to Know by Heart

Caleb Denby substitutes for the GM to review a game he does not yet know by heart: Alekseev vs. Krush from the 2013 Baku Open. This game is only 25 moves long and is an entertaining attacking game you could memorize.

2017.05.25 Evgeny Alekseev vs Irina Krush, Baku Open (2013): B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Nimzovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1732230

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Awonder Liang vs. Aleksandr Lenderman, Spring Classic 2017 | Games to Know by Heart

Caleb Denby substitutes for the GM to review a game from the 2017 Spring Chess Classic, held at the Club. See one of Awonder's victories that helped him secure 1st Place in Group B.

2017.05.25 Awonder Liang vs Aleksandr Lenderman, St. Louis Spring Classic (Group B) (2017): B11 Caro-Kann, two knights, 3...Bg4 http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1876391

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Black Wins Against 1.d4 | Games to Know by Heart - IM Eric Rosen

International Master Eric Rosen equips you with some openings for Black against 1.d4. See games where Black wins when White opens with the queen pawn.

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