Tal Chess Attack: Learn from the Master

Mikhail Tal was known as the great master of chess attack. Have you seen this position before? It happened in a game between Tal and Tringov in 1964. Black is almost lost, but Tal had to finish things with a devastating attack. How did Tal play this as White? Black has just played 14. …Nd7. Check your answer in the Chess King applet in the extended post. Are you training with Chess King – your most affordable yet the strongest chess trainer on the planet?

Tal Mikhail N (LAT) (2520) – Tringov Georgi P (BUL) (2379)

Result: 1-0
Site: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Date: 1964

[…] 1.e4 g6 2.d4 ¥g7 3.¤c3 d6 4.¤f3 c6 5.¥g5 £b6 6.£d2 £xb2 7.¦b1 £a3 8.¥c4 £a5 9.O-O e6 10.¦fe1 a6 11.¥f4 e5 12.dxe5 dxe5 13.£d6 £xc3 14.¦ed1 ¤d7 15.¥xf7+ ¢xf7 16.¤g5+ ¢e8 17.£e6+

After 15.Bxf7 Kd8 is also hopeless because of Ng5.

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