GOTW: Hansen - MacKinnon, Nanaimo 2018.

Our Canadian Game of the Week is GM Eric Hansen's round 4 win over NM Keith MacKinnon at the 2018 Nanaimo Spring Open.
White plays the Flohr-Mikenas attack, and turns a development advantage into a crushing and thematic attack on the light squares...

 


The Nanaimo Spring Open took place March 3-4, 2018. 

It exceeded their announced maximum number of players, possibly due to the participation of GM Eric Hansen, who was making a rare IRL -- In Real Life -- chess appearance. Eric won with 5/5. Jiri Blaha was second with 4/5; with Zulfikar Sali, Keith MacKinnon and Brandon Zhu tied for 3-5th with 3.5/5.

photo: Hansen - MacKinnon, before White's 16th move.

photos
https://nanaimo-open.ca/gallery

results
http://chess.ca/crosstable?tournament_check_number=201803009

non-IRL Eric:
You can frequently watch Eric playing online on the Chessbrah Twitch channel:
https://www.twitch.tv/chessbrah

 


Our Canadian Game of the Week is Eric's round 4 win over NM Keith MacKinnon. White plays the Flohr-Mikenas attack, and turns a development advantage into a crushing and thematic attack on the light squares. 

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