Shankland's Summer Travels 7: vs GM Abhijeet Gupta

Dec 6, 2011
17 min
After quickly achieving a draw with the black pieces against GM Gupta, Sam Shankland was ready to inflict damage with white! However, when his opponent finds a nice tactical resource (b6 was awfully tricky), it seemed Sam's best decision was to allow the game to dwindle out to a draw and take his chance in tie-breaks. Why didn't he? You'll have to watch Sam's personal recount to find out...