World Youth 2010; FM Zierk vs. GM Durarbeyli

Dec 16, 2010
17 min
The prequel to last weekend's featured video is presented to us today -- courtesy of GM Melik Khachiyan and his "other" genius student, IM-Elect Steven Zierk. Here we can admire young Zierk's ability to keep his nerves against his higher rated opponent in the penultimate round of the 2010 World Youth Championship. Playing for gold, Steve played aggressively, accurately and didn't let up until his well-timed discovered attack ended the game...