Insane: Top5 of best tactics ever
I would like to share with you today the list of tactics which are the all time favorites in my opinion ever to have been played out. Especially Number 5 leaves you with a sense of astonishment over mind-boggling calculations. But all 5 of these require absolutely absurd calculation skills, exact thinking, an a killer instinct. Please enjoy this little read and let me know your opinions!
Note: This is, on purpose, not a "main stream list" of tactics, in which with no doubt the Queen Sacrifice of Franklin Marshall and others would have belonged. This is instead a personal list of mine, not one of common consensus, where I, after several hours of research, list my favorite tactics, as they satisfy me the most in terms of how I experience and understand chess.
5. The "German Morphy": Berthold Suhle vs V. Knorre.
Suhle was a German genius of the classical era of chess. He employed the King's gambit, the evan's gambit and the Italian Attack with great success, both as white and black. This is, seemingly: his greatest tactic:
Rossolimo has provided us with not only one of the coolest ways to tackle the Sicilian defense (1. e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bb5), he also was a very sharp tactician. In the following I present my favorite tactic from him: