Van Foreest played the surprising and very unusual 4…d6 in the Jaenisch gambit. Grandelius chose a solid continuation and the game was soon equal. It ended in a draw by repetition.
Just as in his game against Svidler, Erigaisi chose a setup with d6, e5 and f5, and his dark squared bishop on e7. After interesting complications, they landed in a drawn rook endgame.
Gukesh chose to avoid the normal variations in the Grünfeld Indian by playing 3.f3. This led to a very complicatedContinue reading“Round 7 summary by GM Stellan Brynell”