Wesley So Sacrifices How Many Rooks?

Wesley So Sacrifices How Many Rooks?

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Round 7 of the FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 has finished! Coach JD & I highlight America's Wesley So versus Armenia's Melkumyan, Hrant. The game starts with a Caro-Kann Two Knights variation. An excellent offbeat system that is gaining popularity for White. Wesley shows strong positional knowledge, then shifts gears and calculates some beautiful tactics.

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If you prefer to view the game without a video, here's the analysis in PGN format:

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