To sac or not ?

Jun 9, 2016, 9:52 PM |

Would you sac on h7 here ? And if so, why ? Try to find some winning lines, and look for a possible defense. What would be the likely outcome ?

Puzzle to try :

My thoughts in this game :

Stockfish chess engine analysis after the game :

From an interview with Boris Spassky :

What's so special about Tal?

We once analyzed a position where he sacrificed pieces left and right. I told him, "Misha, this cannot be." He shrugged. "I know. But I want to." This phrase sums up Tal's style - a bright, combinational, attacking player.