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My Best Games – Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

My Best Games – Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

How does one of the best attackers in history take on the titans of modern chess? GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov gives a unique look at five of his greatest games.

  • What does it take to defeat a world champion like Carlsen or Anand?
  • How can you shock a well-prepared opponent like Caruana or Grischuk in the opening?
  • How can you defeat a strong GM with the rare Budapest Defense?
My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Fabiano Caruana

My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Fabiano Caruana

What does a grandmaster like Shakhriyar Mamedyarov do in a match game against a star like Fabiano Caruana? In the 2015 World Cup Shakh surprised his opponent in the opening and won an amazing game. Check out how he did it from the man himself.
16 min
5 Challenges
My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Viswanathan Anand

My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Viswanathan Anand

How does Shakhriyar Mamedyarov handle a game against a former world champion? In this game from 2019 against Vishy Anand, Shakh sacrificed in the open and never lost the initiative.
20 min
5 Challenges
My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Magnus Carlsen

My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Magnus Carlsen

What does it take to beat Magnus Carlsen? Shakhriyar Mamedyarov knows better than nearly anyone. Check out his brilliant win against maybe the greatest player of all time.
17 min
5 Challenges
My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Loek Van Wely

My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Loek Van Wely

How do you beat a strong grandmaster with the black pieces? Against Loek Van-Wely, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov played a sharp line in the rare Budapest Gambit and won an astonishing attacking game. See it analyzed from the man himself!
15 min
5 Challenges
My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Alexander Grischuk

My Best Games–Shakhriyar Mamedyarov: vs Alexander Grischuk

How can you beat a chess star, like Alexander Grischuk by playing g7-g5 on move six? Shakhriyar Mamedyarov shares an amazing bit of opening preparation and yet another win with black against one of the best players in the world.
19 min
5 Challenges

My Best Games – Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Master Games
5 Lessons
87 Minutes
25 Challenges
Released March 30, 2021
1,703 Students