Indian National Premier Chess Championship 2015, Round-8 Highlights


As the competition gets tough, IM Valeri Lilov continues to provide you with the highlights of the key games from the Indian National Premier Chess Championship 2015.


In the eighth round of the event, there was a clash between two Grandmasters with an equal rating of 2651. It was a beautiful game played between GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi and GM Sethuraman.
Indian National Premier Chess Championship 2015It was a very nice game involving a lot of calculations, attacks, piece maneuvering, and lots more.


For instance, take a look at the position below:
Indian National Premier Chess Championship 2015

White to play


Black has played Bf5, pinning the White queen, and tries to finish the game quickly. It’s White’s turn now.


Please take some time and think of White’s continuation here. After calculating all possible variations, you can watch the whole game in the video below.

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P.S. Did you enjoy watching these highlights of the tournament? Feel free to write your thoughts in the comments below. 🙂

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