Game Analysis: Ponomariov v. Gelfand

Jan 13, 2010
15 min
IM Sam Shankland examines one more game from Gelfand's run to the 2009 World Cup title. In chess, just as important as defeating your opponents when you have a chance, is defending resolutely when you have a bad position. Gelfand managed to go through about 30 games at this tournament with only one loss; here you'll see how.