Road to GM 3. - Titled Tuesday 2021.04.06.: chaotic games, solid score

Road to GM 3. - Titled Tuesday 2021.04.06.: chaotic games, solid score

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I scored 7/10 points in this week's Titled Tuesday. Unfortunately I couldn't participate in the last round due to a technical issue, but I had some interesting games so I could be happy with the overall result. Actually, interesting is not the best word: chaotic is more appropiate! Please have a look at my games against my "nemesis opponent", Azeri GM Vugar Rasulov: https://www.chess.com/game/live/11473419807 and Michael Klenburg, IM from Israel: https://www.chess.com/game/live/11474027615

From this week I decided to analyse 2 (or maybe 3) key games from the tournament instead of describing all of them and analysing just one. The first I chose was typical for the current event: I won against a Russian IM in a game with a lot of tactical possibilities.

I played the second analysed game against a young FM from Uzbekistan. This game was unusually straightforward after a positional, yet tactical twist: