Game Of the Week: Wojtaszek vs. Ter Sahakyan - European Championship 2016
Opening: D11: QGD Slav: 4.e3
Player(s): Wojtaszek, Ter-Sahakyan
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For game of the week, I'm as much a sucker for crazy tactical games as everyone else. But every now and then I'm in the mood for a slow groove. This week I would like to feature a technical squeeze executed by Polish GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek over 22-year-old Armenian grandmaster Samvel Ter Sahakyan. I was drawn to this game because it illustrates how tactics are interwoven into strategical play, and that endgames are not just about pawns but about coordination of the pieces as well.