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Greatest Chess Minds: Emanuel Lasker - Part 2

Jun 9, 2011
27 min
8269 Views
Though his infamous "Double Bishop Sacrifice" will live on forever, enough of the funny business pretending that Lasker won games by sacrificial means... He was a grinder, and one of the best at that! Today GM Dejan Bojkov reveals as much, displaying a critical victory over his predecessor Wilhelm Steinetz. Lasker's technique was flawless, and he didn't need much more than a slight edge in this interesting endgame. Enjoy this tight struggle to its bitter finish!