Best Play Against the Smith-Morra - Part 1!

Jun 22, 2013
22 min
IM Mark Ginsburg begins his discussion of how to deal with white's supercharged intentions in the Smith-Morra Gambit. He first shows a black domination by GM Larry Evans, whose early ...a6 defense was so successful that they named it after him - he was, after all, playing the opening's namesake FM Kenneth Smith! Ginsburg also shows a missed chance by Fischer, proving that both sides can play for a win.