Vladmir Kramnik's No Castling Chess Attack - Top 10 of the 2010s - Aronian vs. Kramnik, 2018
Kramnik still had it! Why did he retire again? :(

Vladmir Kramnik's No Castling Chess Attack - Top 10 of the 2010s - Aronian vs. Kramnik, 2018

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In the 2018 Candidates' tournaments, Vladimir Kramnik made one last run at the World Chess Champion title. In his game against Levon Aronian, he started hot with a fantastic strategic and tactical victory in the Berlin Defense!

Top 10 Games of the 2010s

Lessons:

  • Watch for these ...Rg8 and ...g5 ideas! They are all the rage!
  • h3 can be a hook for the opponent's attack.

My brief annotations are below.

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