Overarching strategy — that could be the theme of the two games I am examining. First a classic, Alekhine vs Yates (London 19229. Well known, but always worth a look.
White to play and dominate.
There is a certain similarity between that and an old game I discovered in the database: Averbakh vs Hug (Palma de Mallorca 1972). It deserves to be better known.
White to play. Anything spring to mind?
And here’s a mate in two.
This week’s show
Daniel King is the prolific author of the Power Play series which numbers 28 volumes to date. The Tactic Turbo for the King’s Gambit is the subject of his most recent DVD.
Here’s a teaser:
Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all arising from the King’s Gambit. They feature typical tactics from the opening, so this is a great way of becoming familiar with the tricks and traps that you can set your opponent.