GM Ben Finegold lectures on the opening move 1.b3, a quite playable way for White to begin a game. It is named for the great Danish GM Bent Larsen, who was known for his offbeat style, and the Latvian-Danish GM Aron Nimzowitsch.
Recorded on October 31, 2022. Thanks to Michael O’Neill for requesting this lecture!
08:27 Bent Larsen – Brian Eley, Hastings 1972-1973
20:55 Baadur Jobava – Shakriyar Mamedyarov, World Mind Games 2012
36:34 Bent Larsen – Boris Spassky, USSR-ROW, 1970
44:58 Ben Finegold – Roberto Mogranzini, Spice Cup 2012
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