19. Sep, 2021

White or Black ?

👍 White to move - who would you put your money on ?

This 1993 World Team Championship game between Kamsky and Shirov has been selected for The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games (2021 edition)

Games were chosen on the basis of (a) quality & brilliance of play by both contestants, (b) instructive value and (c) historical significance

* Lessons from the game are noted after the final move

Gata Kamsky - quite a journey: his father, a boxer, overshadowed his early chess tournaments with his aggression towards organisers - photo