Home Page Chess Life Online 2008 February Moscow Update
|By Jennifer Shahade
|February 8, 2008
"Diary of a Samford Scholar" series.
After six rounds in the Moscow Open (Feb.2-10), GM Gregory Kaidanov has 3.5,
IM Josh Friedel has 3 and IM David Pruess has 2. Irina Krush is a point behind first place in the women's event, with 4.5/6. Josh Friedel will blog about Moscow in his popular
Here is one of Josh's wins from the event:
Gregory Kaidanov reached the following position against GM Andrey Gutov. Can you see what he played?
With three rounds to go, Irina is in striking distance of the top spot. Here, she won easily against the Benko Gambit:
Here are two games from Samford Scholar IM David Pruess, one a rapid victory on the Whote side of the Sicilian, and the other a positional loss to the famous trainer, GM Yuri Yakovich