Anand Wins A Sicilian Brilliancy - Karjakin vs. Anand, 2006 - Best Chess Games
Is this Anand's most brilliant chess victory?

Anand Wins A Sicilian Brilliancy - Karjakin vs. Anand, 2006 - Best Chess Games

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Few chess players ever play a single "Immortal Game." In 2006, Anand defeated Sergey Karjakin in a chess game that was widely cited as just such a chess masterpiece. With sacrifices of both a knight and bishop, he crafts a brilliant heavy piece assault.

Eight years later, Anand won another brilliant "Immortal Game" against Aronian at the same tournament. Which do you consider Anand's "true" Immortal Game or can a chess player win more than one so-named brilliancy?

I've annotated this game below. Forgive me for skipping over the MASSIVE theoretical battle at play. Instead I focused on the beautiful Sicilian ideas at play

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