Mikhail Tal’s Best Chess Games | Greatest Moves, Sacrifices, Tactics, Traps, Strategies & Ideas

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Here’s one of the greatest chess games ever played between Bukhuti Gurgenidze (white pieces) & Mikhail Tal (black pieces) at the 24th Soviet Chess Championship in Moscow in 1957. Reviewing this game we’ll learn how to play & sacrifice like the magician. We’ll analyze his strategy, moves, ideas & tactics. Mikhail Tal made a name for both himself and the Benoni defense with his fantastic victories on the black side. Playing Gurgenidze in the Soviet Chess Championship of 1957, Tal setup a great trap by making a knight sacrifice & also offering a queen sacrifice to mate his opponent! Following this game we can learn important Chess Lessons like power of attacking a weak color, mating patterns (Boden’s mate) & the power of using all your pieces to target the opponent’s king. I also have an interesting endgame chess puzzle at the end of this video, let’s see if you can solve that.


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  1. Tal Video!
    Time to be dumbstruck for a bit

  2. These subtitles are so annoying man…they ruin the whole experience….please turn them off bro

  3. Checkout this game Yuri S Gusev vs E Averbach 1946 “gusev immortal

  4. Hi Jeetu Sir 🙏🇮🇳♥️
    I'm your big fan. I love chess but my ELO is not high 1200 rated
    Now I'm in 11th STD.
    तुमचा आशीर्वाद माझ्या पाठीशी असु दे 😊
    aapko marathi aati hai❓

  5. Super and your videos super square love urvideos expecting a heart from you

  6. Please teach us some other traps and tactics I really love your commentary and explanation and with your teaching I got to defeat a really strong player in our house

  7. My strategy would be to exchange the queen's and create a passer on the H file

  8. Answer to Puzzle : I would accept the Queen exchange and push the passing pawn. Ahead taking support from king

  9. Tal is not greatest chess player according to his records. But he is most interesting player. I always love to watch his games Even more than carlsen's.

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