Gukesh vs Shakh – First-ever Rated Blitz encounter | Tata Steel Chess India 2022 Blitz

GM D Gukesh faced the World Rapid 2013 champion, GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (AZE) for the first time at 44th Chess Olympiad 2022, few months ago. That game ended in a draw. Mamedyarov defeated Gukesh in their first-ever Rapid Rated game at Tata Steel Chess India 2022 Rapid in the very first round. What happens when they face each other for the first time in a Blitz Rated game? Can Gukesh avenge his loss from a few days ago? Who had a good opportunity early in the English Opening and also could not seize his chance in the middlegame? Try to find out all these.

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  1. Initially White position was good, Then suddenly what happened to Gukesh ?

  2. Gukesh played a double fiachetto English against a former Blitz champion, he deserved to lose.

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