2012 World Open Stories: Gift After Gift!

Aug 27, 2012
19 min
Today Sam Shankland explains the reasons for why two International Masters would make totally uncharacteristic, back to back, blunders against him. It's all about the pressure! He highlights how being super accurate in his approach "challenged" his opponents to find accurate moves earlier than they were used to, which can lead people to blunders. Shanky accepted these gifts with pleasure!