Click to Watch in HD > Georg Meier plays a novelty in the French Defense and makes a draw against Maxime Vachier -Lagrave

Watch Georg Meier is a strong grandmaster from Germany and currently the third best German player. Georg Meier is well-known as an expert of the French Defense. Today he tried out his novelty in the French Defense Rubinstein Variation. In the end he played a comfortable draw against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave from France. The match Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Georg Meier was very exciting in a chess theoretical way. Georg Meier says in the interview: Novelties which are not suggested by the engines are very rare and precious. In round 6 Georg Meier revealed one of his French defense secrets. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ►GRENKE Chess Classic 2017: ►GRENKE Chess Open 2017: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Visit us on other Social Media platforms as well: ►YouTube Channel: ►Live-Stream: ►Facebook page: ►Twitter account: Enjoy live comment of the GRENKE Chess Classic 2017 on chess24. On the commentator board is GM Peter Leko, GM Jan Gustafson, IM Lawrence Trent and GM Klaus Bischoff. The Easter holidays are a festive season for the German chess fans. From 15th to 22nd April the GRENKE Chess Classic 2017 will be held. This is a grandmaster tournament in a class of its own.. World Champion Magnus Carlsen will participate in the tournament. He won the last run of the GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 and wants to defend his title. His strongest competitors are the top ten players Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Levon Aronian. Arkadij Naiditsch also wants to join in the race for the tournament victory again. The grandmaster competing for Azerbaijan stood up brilliantly to the World Champion two years ago. In a legendary final he fought against Carlsen in the tiebreak for the tournament victory, which the Norwegian only ensured in a final Armageddon match. The organizers take great pleasure in announcing the participation of the strongest female chess player of the world, Hou Yifan. The team of eight players is complemented by the German national player Matthias Blübaum and Georg Meier. For the 19-year-old Blübaum it is the first participation in a grandmaster tournament of this category and a great test. He qualified through his victory at the GRENKE Chess Open 2016 over many strong grandmasters. The following eight grandmasters are going to compete against each other in one round at the GRENKE Chess Classic 2017 (Elo-ratings according to the list of 1st March 2017) World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen comes to Karlsruhe and Baden-Baden to defend his title of the GRENKE Chess Classic 2017. Top chess grandmasters such as Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, Arkadij Naiditsch, Hou Yifan, Matthias Blübaum and Georg Meier are participating in the German grand slam of chess. GRENKE Chess Open: 13th - 17th of April: Karlsruhe Schwarzwaldhalle GRENKE Chess Classic: 15th - 17th of April: Karlsruhe Schwarzwaldhalle 18th - 22th of April: Baden-Baden Event-Akademie ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Produced by E and R Solutions

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