In the last list of top games we published, we went over a few of Rey Enigma’s best chess games. In this post, we go through the best games of Ian Nepomniachtchi.
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10. Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Alexandr Kharitonov – Russian Team Championship, Round 1 – Dagomys, Russia – April 04, 2009
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Alexandr Kharitonov at the Russian Team tournament on April 04, 2009. Nepo played Nimzo-Indian Defense with the white pieces.
9. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs Ian Nepomniachtchi – GTC Croatia, Round 9 – Zagreb, Croatia – June 28, 2019
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the GTC Croatia tournament on June 28, 2019. Nepo played the King’s Indian Defense with the black pieces.
8. Le Quang Liem vs Ian Nepomniachtchi – Aeroflot Open, Round 8 – Moscow, Russia – February 21, 2008
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Le Quang Liem in the Aeroflot Open tournament on February 21, 2008. Nepo played the Semi-Slav Defense with the black pieces.
7. Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Baadur Jobava – European Championship, Round 9 – Rijeka, Croatia – March 15, 2010
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Baadur Jobava at the European tournament on March 15, 2010. Nepo played the Caro-Kann Defense with the white pieces.
6. Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Li Chao – FIDE Grand Prix Sharjah, Round 6 – Sharjah, UAE – February 24, 2017
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Li Chao at the FIDE Grand Prix Sharjah tournament on February 24, 2017. Nepo played the Classical Attack with the white pieces.
5. Wei Yi vs Ian Nepomniachtchi – FIDE Grand Prix Moscow Rapid, Round 2 – Moscow, Russia – May 22, 2019
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Wei Yi at the FIDE Grand Prix Moscow Rapid tournament on May 22, 2019. Nepo played one of the best openings for black, the Sicilian Defense.
4. Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Pavel Potapov – Russian Team Championship, Round 2 – Sochi, Russia – May 02, 2015
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Pavel Potapov on May 02, 2015. Nepo played the Scandinavian Defense with the white pieces.
3. Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Alexandra Kosteniuk – Airthings Masters, Round 8 – Chess24, Online – February 20, 2022
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Alexandra Kosteniuk at the Airthings Masters tournament on February 20, 2022. Nepo played the Abbazia Defense with the white pieces.
2. Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Boris Savchenko – World Rapid Championship, Round 13 – Berlin, Germany – October 12, 2015
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Boris Savchenko at the World Rapid Championship on October 12, 2015. Nepo played the Sicilian Defense with the white pieces.
1. Magnus Carlsen vs Ian Nepomniachtchi – Nepomniachtchi World Championship Match, Round 4 – Dubai, UAE – November 30, 2021
Ian Nepomniachtchi played against Magnus Carlsen at the Carlsen – Nepomniachtchi World Championship Match on November 30, 2021. Nepo played the Classical Attack with the black pieces.
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