by Oliver Reeh
6/5/2021 – White's continuation in the diagram position truly belongs into the category "very special". How about a little test: how did White continue here and was this move among your first three candidate moves?

Strike like the world champions Strike like the world champions

88 times, IM Oliver Reeh leads you step by step through the most brillant game conclusions of the world champions - in interactive Fritztrainer format, enabling you to enter the winning moves yourself.



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Oliver Reeh is an International Master, lives in Hamburg, and plays for the "Hamburger Schachklub" in the "Bundesliga". He is a long-time member of the ChessBase team, and regularly entertains and educates readers with his tactic column in the ChessBase Magazine. He is also co-author of the popular DVDs on Bobby Fischer, Mihhail Tal, Alexander Alekhine, and José Raul Capablanca appearing in the ChessBase Master Class Series.
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pouya eidani2 pouya eidani2 6/10/2021 01:22
Its Always nice to see your own game somewhere else :D
Frits Fritschy Frits Fritschy 6/5/2021 10:49
Brian, I was thinking more or less the same. I even wondered whether black wasn't even better, with all those rook files against the white king - yeah, those engines with moves like Bh8... I wondered what black would play, if it was his move: maybe Bh6? That white can lose more time with Nb1!! Is quite incredible, even when it should have led to an equal position.
brian8871 brian8871 6/5/2021 03:45
After 25. Nb1, couldn't Black just play 25... Bf8 with a more or less equal position?
PhishMaster PhishMaster 6/5/2021 11:17