GM Joel’s Chess Week Recap - Episode 19
Opening: B06, C95, B10, A07:
Player(s): Bisguier, Larsen, Zherebukh, Caruana, Xiong, Shabalov, Feng, Yu
This week Joel starts paying tribute to the great GM Arthur Bisguier, who passed away April the 5th, at age 87. GM Benjamin shows us a miniature that the late American GM inflicted to no else than the great Bent Larsen. Then Joel moves on to the US Championships, to show us how tight are these tournaments this year. A special mention goes to GM Varuzhan Akobian, who is having a stellar tournament, and after 9 rounds leads together with Wesley So, #1 seed.