awesome game #2

Aug 5, 2010, 11:09 PM |

ok today, i just played in a schools tournamnet for chess. i scored 5.5 out of 7 which is reasnable for me considering the time limit was only 15min per side. however in all my games at one stage i was winning and by a considerable margin. in one game i was 3 peices up and lost due too time pressure!! now what i would really like to talk about is the following question: Is it worth saking a peice for an equal position and one where in a few moves you have an advantage but it is not decisive? after playing through numerous games(lots of tal's) i came to the conclusion that it is not in your best interest to sak the peice because of one hard fact. if your opponent does survive you are down a peice and maybe can at best only draw the game.

take a look at the following game;