Grandmaster Game: Tangent Line

Nov 2, 2012, 3:10 PM |

This sequence was a possibility in the 1948 World Championship between Smyslov and Euwe. The real game went:

A book I have gives ...Qe6 as an alternate move with the refutation Rxa6!, but fails to explain the line. I did this analysis when the power was out, as a way to pass the time.