Lessons From the Candidates! - Part 1

May 2, 2014
25 min
GM Yermolinsky gives a more in-depth look to what happened to the betting favorite at the 2014 Candidates Tournament. In his words, GM Aronian is "too driven by his emotions" and that got him in trouble after the tournament began to go sour. Today GM Mamedyarov capitalizes on this weakness by playing a topical line in the Nimzo and sacking the exchange for great counterplay. Watch and see this popular system in action!