Arjun Erigaisi plays 1.b3 against Sam Shankland | World Blitz 2022

1.b3 was on the board and it was all set up for an epic encounter between GM Arjun Erigaisi (2750) and GM Sam Shankland (2612), in round six of the FIDE World Blitz Open Championship 2022. Watch the video to see how did Sam reply and enjoy the game.

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  1. Sams gettting better at bltz,he's a slow grind positional player by trade.

  2. Can someone please explain this checkmate to me?

  3. Wow, what a great comeback after a lost pisition and not going for a draw via 3 fold repetition. Afterwards Sam just outplayed his opponent… Interesting game.😊

  4. It would be hilarious if he played 1.b4 instead

  5. Happy Telugu Ugadi New Year to Harika And Arjun Eragasi🎉.

  6. b3 is not aggressive opening …😊

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