The Marjanov Error

Jun 26, 2010, 5:11 PM |

So I just arrived in Denver today. I'll stay here for a few days and then go on a long road trip that will take me through seven states. I will be visiting places like Mt. Rushmore and Yellowstone. It should be fun and exciting.

Anyway, here's a game played by Kasparov in which he sacrifices a pawn on the seventh move to gain a lead in development. He uses this advantage to buildup an attack on his opponent's king, which eventually crashes through following some quick sacrifices.