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    Kramnik's superb Baku Olympiad games analyzed by GM Elshan Moradiabadi

    Learning from Kramnik!
    9/19/2016 – Among the many brilliant performances turned in at the Baku Olympiad was Vladimir Kramnik's gold medal performance on board two, and taking him to 2817 Elo and world no.2. While everyone appreciates his brilliance, understanding the games and moves of such a deep player often requires the help of a grandmaster who can shed light on seemingly baffling choices. Providing just that is GM Elshan Moradiabadi who shares his insights in this wonderful class on strategy.
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    I will make time to check that link out! Thanks, Capa-fan.
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