My World Cup: Shankland vs Popov

Oct 5, 2015
21 min
The FIDE World Cup final is still going, as Svidler and Karjakin vie for the title in the tiebreaker. GM Sam Shankland played in this prestigious knockout tournament, and today starts a new video series on his games from the event. In this first video, GM Shankland demonstrates his game from the first round against the strong GM Ivan Popov. Find out how Shankland was able to score a win with White against this tough opponent.