Modern Masterpieces: Volkov vs Soćko

Feb 19, 2014
25 min
In GM Kaidanov's words, you are about to "witness the victory of spirit over material." True indeed - in the first 15 moves, White's king and queen switched places and he advanced all eight of his pawns! At times it looked like there had been an earthquake on the chessboard, as pieces were scattered everywhere. But nothing compares to one exquisite move by GM Volkov. He found a move that even Houdini didn't find!