GM Alireza Firouzja eliminates GM Wesley So

The Semi-Finals: Aimchess US RAPID

02/09/2021 –  18 year old genius Super GM Alireza Firouzja get past GM Wesley So, reached the Semi-Finals in the 2021 Aimchess US Rapid. 

Such exciting and dynamic play performed by young GM Firouzja- played like Bobby Fischer on a rapid fire fashion. He chose complicated variations with toxic precision combinations to eliminate GM Wesley So in the quarterfinals. To beat a positional player, play ala Bobby Fischer or Mikhail Tal. Let’s check this 2 games and learn how to play versus positional players. 

CHESS BLOG No. 23 : Date: 2nd September 2021

Another line to defend versus the Nimzo-Indian Defense

I have featured the Nimzo-Indian at Chess Blog No. 22, but on different theme. This game has its own class because of the aggressive nature of the game.

GM Wesley So confronted GM Firouzja's liking of complicated play but the 18 year old GM is on fire.

This game is a must see!!! A rare kind of tactical play versus the Nimzo-Indian Defense using the 4. f3 line.

GAME VIEWER 1

The Queen's Gambit: Complicated Play

Playing 9. Nge2 line in the Queen's Gambit is good choice to play a solid/strategic game. White must control the center in order to push e4 with the help of f3 pawn. But in this game, it was not established due to black created counter play at queenside.

The culmination of the game when GM Firouzja moved 18...c5. Let's find out why this move is worth checking..enjoy...

GAME VIEWER 2

ENDGAME CORNER - SOLVE THE PROBLEM BELOW

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