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The Active King: When Spirit Overcomes...

May 9, 2011
36 min
6758 Views
The concrete version of this story was that white was ahead a piece and winning with best play... but today the "spirit" of the active King overcomes the power of the "physical" pieces! In this incredibly interesting struggle, the white player -- Super-GM and Germany's #1 Arkadij Naiditsch -- achieved an "easily" winning advantage and expected the rest to be a simple matter of technique. However, black's King wouldn't let his army go down without a fight and eventually the improbable happened...