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30/08/2021 –  The era of world champion GM Magnus Carlsen – he has been  kind of spark plug igniter in popularizing chess globally despite of pandemic caused by Covid19. Same with  netflix “The Queen’s Gambit” which won the hearts of millions worldwide, such a lovely chess story. Also, organizing an event “Sinquefield Cup” won by French Super GM Maxime- Vachier Lagrave is such a fantastic event feasted by chessplayers globally to learn new trends and be entertained.

Now, the 2021 Aimchess US Rapid is ongoing where I selected 2 games which delivered an explosive and impressive wins by GM Alireza Firouzja and world champ Magnus Carlsen. Check how GM Alireza beat GM Carlsen below…

CHESS BLOG No. 21 : Date: 30th August 2021

The Scandinavian Defense

The Sandinavian Defense is a complete chess opening package to outwit your opponent by surprise. Such an opening with resemblance to Caro-Kann where at times the Black Queen stays at d6 or via a5 to c7.

This chess opening suits players who likes an Open game and dynamic play. To learn this, there are heaps of books to check online about this opening set-up. Check out this entertaining game by GM Firouzja versus GM Carlsen.

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CHESS BLOG No. 21 : Date: 30th August 2021

New Trends in Caro-Kann Advanced Variation

World Champ Magnus Carlsen's 5. Qg4 is such an interesting move. I was wondering if what's the plan about this immediate activity of the white queen at move 5. But all are prepared lines and it needed quantitative research to handle such a rare line.

Let us find out how this works and learn the theory behind GM Carsen's ambitious 5. Qg4 line.

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