The Openings at the Grand Chess Tour

GM alexcolovic
Jun 21, 2016, 6:02 AM |

Rapid and blitz, those were the controls in Paris and Leuven. Excitement and rather bad play, but who cares.

For me the most interesting part were the openings. And some surprising trends are to be discovered here - the avoidance (Reti et al) and the Wall ruled supreme!

Here's the full analysis plus a handy repertoire round-up for black -