Kramnik’s Disaster in Isle of Man

The problems a strong player faces in an open tournament are all too-well known to me. Having to win and win quickly, but the guy just won’t fold. Thinking you deserve to be playing on the top boards, yet you’re stuck on board 50. “What am I doing here?”

I address these issues and some more in my latest video, available on my YouTube channel.

Check it out here.

Alex Colovic
A professional player, coach and blogger. Grandmaster since 2013.
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  • Oct 29,2018 at 3:04 pm

    […] year I wrote of Kramnik’s nightmare on the Isle. It was a typical case of a player not being able to motivate himself to beat […]

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