A Different kind of Chess

A Different kind of Chess

kenytiger
Feb 18, 2008, 12:00 AM |
20 | Amazing Games

Al Horowitz (photo) and Herbert Seidman played this game in New York during the US Championship of 1942. Neither of these great players won the event (Samuel Reshevsky did), but they produced a masterpiece to be talked about for generations. 

This is one of the most violent games ever played in a US Championship. Both players go all-out against each other in a street-fight style. King's safety seems to be the last thing on the player's mind. Both Kings remain dangerously exposed in the center in this adrenaline-rush contest. Victory is a matter of who wants it most. Enjoy...


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