GW-KW, Point Count Chess Raw Discussion, File #9:
Part of the Advanced Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 2)
Ken Wilsdon's 2-Point Principle
for Assessing Moves (Continued ...)
(KW, August 7th) One principle I have always used in games, that I read somewhere, that made a lot of sense, was to:
(KW, August 18th) So here is a game between Tal and Petrosian, a Pirc Defense:
(KW) Everything is pretty standard up to this point. Now Tal begins the attack.
7. d5 Nb8 8. Re1 e5 9. dxe6
(KW) Now note how Tal developed two threats, Bxh6 (with Queen supporting) and attacking with e5.
(KW) Petrosian above defends with an exchange, and the exchanges continue below.
(KW) Now Tal sets up the kill beginning on move 19:
(KW) And now a Knight sacrifice sets off the final volley against one of the great defensive players of all time:
(KW) Now comes a Rook Sacrifice and a final mating attack:
(KW) A great finish by one of the greatest attacking players of all time.
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