Alekhine vs Bogoljuboff

Jul 30, 2014, 9:36 PM |
According to Alekhine, The leading characteristic in this game and other exceptional games (of his own in at least 3 additional occasions) is an unforeseen, but immediate decisve attack.

The chief point in these attacks lies in the fact that none of them was prepared in the immediate vicinity of its objective.  On the contrary, all the preliminary maneuvers which tended to divert the adverse pieces from the defense of their King took place in the center or on the opposite wing.  Furthermore, it is interesting to note that the deciding move, a real hammer-blow, is played by the bishop and always involves sacrificial variations. Another masterpiece by the classical grandmaster