GM Joel’s Chess Week Recap - Episode 13
Opening: D07, A30, E53, C07:
Player(s): Nakamura, Rapport, Riazantsev, Jakovenko, Tan, Harika, Kosteniuk, Muzychuk
The first FIDE Grand Prix is being played in Sharjah, UAE. Top players mixed up with second-tier GMs make this event more interesting than the usual top 10 stuff, which has been haunting us for a long time now. Meanwhile in Tehran, Iran, most of the top female players are fighting to reach the finals in the World Championship, a thrilling KO tournament. GM Joel Benjamin reports for us from these two amazing events in this week's "GM Joel's Chess Week Recap"!