GM Alex Yermolinsky look at one of the most interesting games of the entire FIDE Grand Prix in this analysis of the last round of the tournament.
After showing you the first beautiful game, GM Yermo examines another game, this time between the red-hot Caruana and the always-tough Evgeny Tomashevsky.
Can Caruana break though and score the full point against a much-lower rated player? | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinsky zooms in on round 10 of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku with a high-stakes battle between two super GMs, Karjakin and Svidler.
Will Karjakin allow Svidler to play his favored Marshall Gambit in the Ruy Lopez? Or does Karjakin have another move prepared?
GM Yermo walks you through the variations of a complicated and important game. | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinsky discusses the shocking turnarounds in rounds 7, 8, and 9 of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku.
GM Yermo analyzes a key game between GMs Andreikin and Caruana, where Fabiano chooses the unorthodox center-counter game opening.
Can the number-two player in the world create the complications he needs to win as Black? Or will Andreikin show his top form and earn the point with White?
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GM Alex Yermolinsky shows you best recent games of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku.
Can Fabiano Caruana keep up his winning ways against the stalwart Russian super-GM Peter Svidler?
GM Yermo takes a look at what could be the great Russian collapse at this tournament. | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinsky resumes his analysis of Boris Gelfand's game with the red-hot Fabiano Caruana at the 2014 Grand Prix in Baku.
Watch GM Yermo break down this exciting, asymmetrical game in one of 2014’s most important tournaments. | Watch video
GM Alex Yermolinsky focuses on Boris Gelfand's strong early performance at the ongoing FIDE Grand Prix in Baku.
GM Yermo analyzes two of Gelfand's games from the Grand Prix, including a gargantuan tilt with Fabiano Caruana. | Watch video
Kramnik-Topalov: the saga continues! Don't go to the toilet or you might miss the next chapter in chess's most bitter rivalry. A kingside attack is rebuffed, leading to a two knight versus two bishop endgame. Neither side plays completely perfectly, and GM Yermolinsky wonders if that has something to do with the feud. It's a huge battle with chances for both sides, but almost no chance of a handshake at the end! | Watch video
GM Yermolinsky gives a more in-depth look to what happened to the betting favorite at the 2014 Candidates Tournament. In his words, GM Aronian is "too driven by his emotions" and that got him in trouble after the tournament began to go sour. Today GM Mamedyarov capitalizes on this weakness by playing a topical line in the Nimzo and sacking the exchange for great counterplay. Watch and see this popular system in action! | Watch video
Was it a close call, or was it just another day at the office for Magnus? GM Yermolinsky examines how he handles a worse middlegame against GM Anish Giri. You'll learn a little bit of everything - Grunfeld ideas, King's Indian basics, pawn structure exceptions, and most importantly, how to act with conviction rather than defend passively. The World Champ sees White underdeveloped and knows just when to offer a pawn and seize play. Could any other GM avoid the loss? Yermolinsky doesn't think so. | Watch video
Many fans predict that Levon Aronian will be Magnus Carlsen's main challenger in the next few years. GM Yermolinsky takes a look at a game from last year in which the Armenian had a multitude of positional advantages against the Norwegian. But as is well documented, Carlsen always finds resources and counterplay. Our author says that he remains stoic at the board - maybe he had everything under control the whole way? Watch how he ditches a few pawns to fight back! | Watch video