Learning from the Best: Tigran Petrosian Part 2

May 23, 2011
19 min
When the "Iron Tiger" cracked a smile, Reshevsky knew he was in for it! Actually, Petrosian's brilliant exchange sacrifice took the American champion by complete surprise. See another "personal review" of a classic Petrosian game already analyzed by GM Dzindzichashvili. Today, like Dzindzi, Melik highlights the Knight's domination from d5, as well as black's light-squared bishop's power. He also offers insight into what Kasparov's opinion of this game was...