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Play Like Richard Rapport

Play Like Richard Rapport

Can you find moves from GM Richard Rapport's best games?

Richard Rapport is one of the most exciting players in chess today and one of the candidates to qualify for the next world championship match. Chess out some of his best games!

  • How did Rapport score a quick win with an opening surprise against Fabiano Caruana?
  • In a game where nearly everyone would castle, Rapport played Nh2 and launched a brilliant kingside attack against Ju Wenjun.
  • How did Rapport shock Sam Shankland with a piece sacrifice?
Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Svidler

Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Svidler

Richard Rapport tried an early h4 against the experienced GM Peter Svidler. See if you can find the creative attacking ideas that brought Rapport a quick win.
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Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Blagojevich

Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Blagojevich

Even when he plays a mainstream opening like the Italian, Rapport manages to give it his unique attacking flair. Check out this powerful game with GM Dragisa Blagojevic.
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Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Ju

Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Ju

In a recent battle with GM Ju Wenjun, Rapport played a King's Indian Attack in a unique way and generated a kingside attack right out of the opening.
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Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Caruana

Play Like Rapport: Rapport vs Caruana

Richard Rapport's creative opening ideas can catch even the best players in the world off-guard. Check out this demolition of GM Fabiano Caruana.
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Play Like Rapport: Shankland - Rapport

Play Like Rapport: Shankland - Rapport

GM Sam Shankland once revealed an opening file entirely devoted to random Rapport openings. Would it be able to help him in this recent battle?
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Play Like Richard Rapport

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Released June 7, 2022
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