Live commentary on TATA STEEL Round 1 by GM Alexander Delchev

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Our aim is to provide LIVE commentary on selected games of TATA STEEL Master 2015. Our distinguished commentator GM Alexander Delchev provides live commentary on the game in round 1.

Round 1: Giri - Carlsen
After a monstrous performance in Qatar (7 wins, 6 of which in a row ) and a solid + 1 in London, Giri moved to #7 in Top January List. He is fighting for first place here and his age of 20 is giving him slight advantage in this 13 round event. In the first round he catches Carlsen with white and it can be the perfect start for Anish. As I remember, in 2013 Giri prevailed against Carlsen in the last round, so naturally Magnus will be eager to take revenge. Anyway, the score between them is about equal in Classic... See more