Ding Liren's Immortal Game - Top 10 of the 2010s - Bai Jinshi vs. Ding Liren, 2017
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Ding Liren's Immortal Game - Top 10 of the 2010s - Bai Jinshi vs. Ding Liren, 2017

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In 2017, Ding Liren launched himself into the top 10 of the chess world, but it was little later that many really took notice as he won the following game against Bai Jinshi. Many have called this an "immortal game"; do you agree?

Top 10 Games of the 2010s

Lessons:

  • Don't get caught uncastled in a Nimzo-Indian.
  • Know your knight forks.
  • When the king is fully exposed, a quiet move is often needed to close the net.

My brief annotations are below.

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