Brotherly Love: Shanky's Philly Battles - Game 2

May 9, 2012
25 min
In what Sam claims as his best game of the tournament, he finds himself holding on for a draw in a much worse position. Playing the black pieces against a fellow Grandmaster (Axel Bachman) is never an easy task, but GM Shankland manages to "pull all the right strings", including finding a very instructive Exchange Sacrifice idea that ultimately saved the game.