Lone Pine 1973 Grandmaster Browne Walter S–Grandmaster Evans Larry M. Position after 14 moves. A rare example of a top notch grandmaster not getting out of the opening alive…
WHITE TO PLAY AND CRUSH!
Louis D.Statham and his wife Doris created one of the world’s best open tournaments in Lone Pine in the 1970’s, that attracted many of the elite grandmasters. The multi-millionaire made his money from medical patents, and was an avid player. The tournament was discontinued after 1981 when Statham fell ill and died (1983).
Lucerne Ol 1982 Grandmaster Polugaevsky Lev–Grandmaster Ftacnik Lubomir. Position before Black’s 25th move. The White King position is seriously compromised and this gives Ftacnik the opportunity to produce a modern day brilliancy…
BLACK TO PLAY AND CRUSH!
London Classic Open 2015.12.5 GM Hansen, Eric—FM (2414) Koop, Thorben. Position before Black’s 21st move.