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Peruvian Immortal

Peruvian Immortal

Nov 12, 2008, 12:00 AM 45 Amazing Games

The Peruvian Immortal is the name given to a spectacular game played by the Peruvian master (later grandmaster) Esteban Canal against an unknown amateur in a simultaneous exhibition he gave at Budapest in 1934. In just 14 moves, Canal sacrificed both his rooks and his queen, finishing with Boden's mate. Here is the game:

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