Video: Euwe matches in Amsterdam

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Successful Euwe matches in AmsterdamFrom Thursday till Sunday five young, Dutch chess talents each played a 4-game match against an experienced grandmaster of their choice. On 'top board', Anish Giri and Nigel Short both won one game, and drew twice. Pictorial report and a video with interviews with all the players.

The Euwe matches took place May 13-16 at the same building, but a few floors above where the Max Euwe Center is located, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Five young, Dutch chess talents were given the opportunity to play four games against one opponent of grandmaster level, whom they could chose themselves. The matches and scores were:

Euwe matches 2010 | Scores
Euwe matches 2010 | Scores 2010


Video report (click image to play)




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playing hall

The playing hall, three floors above the Max Euwe Center in Amsterdam, with...



short

...Nigel Short versus...



giri

...Anish Giri



ftacnik

Lubomir Ftacnik versus...



vankampen

...Robin van Kampen



seirawan

Yasser Seirawan versus...



bok

...Benjamin Bok



siebrecht

Sebastian Siebrecht versus...



schut

...Lisa Schut



devreugt

Dennis de Vreugt versus...



haast

...Anne Haast



commentary

Commentary was done in the Max Euwe Center itself...



sosonko

...on Saturday by Genna Sosonko...



sosonko & short

...who was joined by Nigel Short, who suggested to show his victory against Giri, and naturally Sosonko agreed. Short: 'He is incredibly optimistic, Anish.' Sosonko: 'Well, I saw you when you were 15...'



sosonko & short

Two experienced GMs pointing out the Veresov opening



short

Short clearly satisfied...



short

...with a victory of just 23 moves



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