Another Brutal Attacking Game By The Legendary Mikhail Tal

Soviet chess Grandmaster and the eighth World Chess Champion Mikhail Tal was regarded as a creative genius and one of the best attacking players of all time. Tal played in a daring, combinatioral style and this game is not an exception. Against French Guimard Defense Tal is managing to start a total pressing after which Black is soon finding himself in a cramped position! After long term manoeuvres Tal is managing to get a dominating position and with an artful exchange sacrifice destroys his opponent’s position!
Mikhail Tal (2635) vs Jiri Fichtl (2380)
Halle DSV (1974), Halle GDR
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Guimard Defense Main Line (C04)
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 Nc6 4.Ngf3 Nf6 5.e5 Nd7 6.Nb3 Be7 7.Bb5
Ncb8 8.h4 h6 9.Rh3 b6 10.Qe2 a5 11.Rg3 Bf8 12.c4 c6 13.cxd5
cxd5 14.a4 Ba6 15.Bd2 g6 16.h5 gxh5 17.Nh2 h4 18.Rh3 Bxb5
19.axb5 Ra7 20.Qh5 Be7 21.Ng4 Nf8 22.Rf3 Bg5 23.Bb4 Rh7 24.Bd6 Nbd7 25.Nc1 Ng6 26.Ne2 Ra8 27.Rc3 Nf4 28.Nxf4 Bxf4 29.Rc7 Bg5 30.f4 Bxf4 31.Rxd7 Kxd7 32.Nf6+ Qxf6 33.exf6 Bxd6 34.Rc1 Rg8 35.Rc6 Bg3+ 36.Kd1 Rg5 37.Qe2 Rh8 38.Rxb6 h3 39.Rb7+ Kc8 40.Rxf7 Kb8 41.Qxe6
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