10153 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
very nice, thank you very much riga.
I have doubts about the soundness of the sacrifice. Larsen should have won had it not been blitz.
good joke, you are really funny. no wait you are not.
Did you analyze it yourself?
yes it obvious he at least get the horse back.
You have to go to a casual blitz game to find an attacking sacrifice by someone? And you say that person was the best attacker in history based on it?
What about all those great attacking players who attacked as part of their philosophy of chess? From the late 1960s, that would be Bent Larsen or Leonid Stein, not the American.
The world champions who were, at their very core, attackers were Alekhin, Tal, and Kasparov.
then i made a mistake, i thought it was an absolute correct sacrifice
Rudolph Spielmann said, "I can comprehend Alekhine's combinations well enough; but where he gets his attacking chances from and how he infuses such life into the very opening - that is beyond me."
That is why I rate Alekhine ahead of Spielmann, Tal ahead of Nezhmetdinov, and Kasparov ahead of everyone.
Lasker said of Alekhine...(re phasing) Of course i see the mate coming.The magic , he places pieces on the correct squares for the attack.
i believe Tal was the stronger player but Nezhmetdinovs attacks were even crazier i would believe. I think Tals sacs seem to have some method (even though its beyond me to say what)while Nezhmetdinovs attacks are beyond any logic. But its just my first half baked opinion because i havent seen enough games obviously.
by the way i dont want to start a political discussion just out of curiousity, were there other ims in soviet union who didnt have the name rashid and didnt get the GM title even though they have beaten GMs regurlarly??
Yes, in fact a large number of really strong players left the Soviet Union and became titled players in Europe and the US in the early 1990s.
thank you very much
Morpy - Tal - Fischer - Kasparov
Attacking in blitz to make your opponent think, so you can think on his time is quite often is part of a sound sacrifice.
I'd go with Nezhmetdinov, in the matches he plays with Tal, he comes out on top. Another great tactician I think should be mentioned is Veselin Topalov :D
9/22/2014 - Mate in 2
by mohandisusa 8 minutes ago
How many 3 men chess positions are legal assuming white's turn?
by watcha 16 minutes ago
True or false? Chess will never be solved! why?
by dwz 16 minutes ago
Can someone give me a crash course on 2 bishops #?
by yeres30 18 minutes ago
Converting Chess.com to USCF
by Scottrf 19 minutes ago
Checkmate Etiquette ??
by charley400 24 minutes ago
Defending against the Fried Livered attack and the Lolli Attack as black
by dillyboy628 27 minutes ago
1600 at last!
by Under-The-Tide 48 minutes ago
do Americans really see Bobby as one of the greatest players
by Blah_blahh 54 minutes ago
Bishops of the Same Color
by dashkee94 71 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!