Tata Steel 2019, 5: Magnus breaks the streak
Reports Jan 17, 2019 | 2:00 PM 6

Tata Steel 2019, 5: Magnus breaks the streak

Magnus Carlsen beat Jorden van Foreest with the black pieces in Round 5 of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters to finally end a sequence of 21 draws in a row. That puts him half a point behind leaders Ian Nepomniachtchi and now Ding Liren, who punished the slightest of mistakes by Sam Shankland to overtake Shakhriyar Mamedyarov as the world no. 3. Peter Svidler and Jan Gustafsson provide expert analysis of those encounters. The other games were drawn, though Teimour Radjabov and Vidit came close to extracting blood from Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Vladimir Fedoseev.




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  • chess24 Aug 23, 2018 | 3:00 PM 0

    Jan's Opening Clinic 21: Part 3

    Episode 3 of Season 21 of Jan's Opening Clinic begins with our resident expert Jan Gustafsson sharing the disappointing news that he doesn't as yet have a refutation of the Berlin, Petroff or Marshall. That was in response to a ques...

  • chess24 Aug 16, 2018 | 3:00 PM 0

    Jan's Opening Clinic 21: Part 2

    In Episode 2 of Season 21 of Jan's Opening Clinic our openings guru answers your questions on a wide range of chess openings that include the Sicilian (the Najdorf and Rossolimo), the Ruy Lopez (systems with g6 and the Anti-Marshall...

  • chess24 Aug 9, 2018 | 3:03 PM 2

    Jan's Opening Clinic 21: Part 1

    It seems Season 20 of Jan's Opening Clinic had barely ended, but Season 21 is already in full swing, with Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson answering the first 10 questions on chess openings from chess24 Premium Members. It's the show of 3...

  • chess24 Aug 7, 2018 | 9:42 AM 59

    Jan's Opening Clinic 21

    Got a question on chess openings? You've come to the right place! Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson has worked with the likes of Peter Leko, Peter Svidler and of course World Champion Magnus Carlsen and is once again ready to tackle the pr...

  • chess24 Aug 2, 2018 | 6:34 PM 1

    Jan's Opening Clinic 20: Part 7

    In the season finale of Jan's Opening Clinic 20, Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson wraps things up by answering all the remaining questions from chess24 Premium Members. First up is one on the Leningrad Dutch, an opening of which Jan isn't...

  • chess24 Jul 26, 2018 | 3:00 PM 0

    Jan's Opening Clinic 20: Part 6

    In Episode 6 of Season 20 of Jan's Opening Clinic the good doctor Jan Gustafsson answers 12 more user questions on chess openings. A wide range of openings is covered, with topics including whether 1.e4 c5 2.b3 is a viable main weap...

  • chess24 Jul 20, 2018 | 4:45 PM 5

    New video series and recommendation system

    Jan Gustafsson’s latest video series, “A repertoire against 1.Nf3, 1.c4 and 1.g3,” has just been released. Although a standalone series, it could also be thought of as Part 5 of Jan’s popular 4-part repertoire against 1.d4, since...

  • chess24 Jul 19, 2018 | 3:18 PM 1

    Jan's Opening Clinic 20: Part 5

    Though we all tune into Jan's Opening Clinic for the words of chess opening wisdom of Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson, in part 5 of the 20th edition the hero is a chess24 Premium user who may have discovered something that even the very ...

  • chess24 Jul 12, 2018 | 3:51 PM 0

    Jan's Opening Clinic 20: Part 4

    In Season 20, Episode 4 of Jan's Opening Clinic, one of the world's leading chess theoreticians, Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson, once again gives advice to chess24 Premium Members. Topics include the idea Magnus Carlsen used in the Berl...

  • chess24 Jun 28, 2018 | 3:10 PM 3

    Jan's Opening Clinic 20: Part 2

    In Episode 2 of Season 20 of Jan's Opening Clinic, Grandmaster Jan Gustafsson tackles 10 more questions on chess openings from chess24 Premium members. Openings looked at include the Sicilian, King's Indian, Grünfeld, Semi-Slav and ...

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