Arkadij Naiditsch  vs.  Vladislav Kovalev
(Azerbaijan, 2701 )    1 - 0    (Belarus, 2648 )
Event: 2nd Sharjah Masters, 2018.04.16, Pseudo-King Indian Variation,  (A48)

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   The opening played in this game is Pseudo-King Indian Variation, (ECO: A48), established by the moves 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6. This opening was very rarely played by Arkadij Naiditsch. The A48 is the forth most frequently played parent class opening by Vladislav Kovalev, used in more than 7% of his games.

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    Analysis is not available - this game has reached endgame but currently we only analyse endgames with less than 6 pieces left, while in the current one there are 11 pieces left.

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