Amazing Games for Beginners: My Childhood Symphony - Part 1

Jun 15, 2013
16 min
After a long hiatus, FM Elliott Liu is back, this time with a game from his childhood that instructs in all facets of the game. The location (Budapest) may be exotic, but the ideas are pragmatic - trading when you are ahead, doubling on the open file, carefully calculating variations. Still, the adage of "the hardest game to win is a won game" applies, and his opponent keeps enough chances to force him into a multi-part series. Here he gets us up to the endgame.