In this classic chess game - Evgeny Sveshnikov illustrates typical ideas of the Sveshnikov variation
1) Fight for control over d5 square
2) Pressure on the 'f' file
3) e5-e4 and Ne5 maneuver with kingiside attack
Even a positional giant like Efim Geller struggles to contain Black's active play and ultimately succumbs in time trouble.
An unexamined life is not worth living.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
Just because you won the chess game, it does not mean you played extremely well throughout all the phases game. Won games should still be analyzed thoroughly since, some such games contain even more instructive moments than games we lost. Here is an example of my own old game where I made several mistakes while converting the advantage.