Gawain Jones v D. Gukesh

Isle of Man International  20.10.2018   Round 4

Result 1-0

Opening QGD Slav defence

Variation “exchange variation”

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Gawain Jones went on the offensive against the talented 12-year-old IM D Gukesh, from Vishy’s home town, Chennai. (I haven’t yet discovered what the ‘D’ stands for as this appears to be a closely-guarded secret.) Gukesh has a GM norm to his name, from the Bangkok Open a few months ago, when he defeated Nigel Short, but he was soon in trouble in this game. Gawain Jones finished off in style.