Saturday, 9 January 2016

Magic Pawn

One of my favorite games from David Bronstien's Zuric 53 is the Magic pawn game between Kotov and Petrosian.

Black exchanges pieces on d4 leaving a pawn on the square which is doubled and isolated.  Easy to capture, or so it seems, but the magic pawn has a charmed life!

Please click the link below to play through the game with a chessbase view, or use the chess viewer below.

ChessBase Game