Initiative vs. Material

Jul 26, 2010
24 min
In today's video lecture, Roman reviews two games from his personal library. Both matches were played against the same opponent, with the first coming in 1977. The theme is a practical one, displaying examples of when the initiative and the ability to remain active was more important than the gaining of material. The story climaxes with a move that even Roman considers to be one of his best, and yet most simple, moves he ever played...