Anand Goes For A Fantastic Queen Sacrifice Against Russian Businessman

Viswanathan Anand sacrifices his queen in an exhibition game played against Russian businessman and chess maecenas Oleg Skvortsov. It all started at 2017 Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge where an exhibition game was played between the main sponsor of the event Russian businessman, chess maecenas Oleg Skvartsov and the 15th World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand. The game was played in a rapid time control with a time odds, Skvortsov had 40 minutes for all moves plus a 20-second increment, while Anand had 20 minutes and the same increment. Skvortosv who doesn’t have an official FIDE rating is a player with around 2300 strength and in his active playing days was known to be a great attacker! In the end of video as usual you can solve the daily puzzle which is taken from a game played between Viswanathan Anand and Veselin Topalov!
Oleg Skvortsov (2300) vs Viswanathan Anand (2786)
Zurich (2017), rd 1, Apr-12
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Center Attack (C53)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. b4 Bb6
7. e5 d5 8. exf6 dxc4 9. Qe2+ Be6 10. b5 Nb4 11. fxg7 Rg8
12. cxb4 Qf6 13. O-O Qxg7 14. g3 O-O-O 15. a4 d3 16. Qb2 Qxg3+
17. hxg3 Rxg3+ 18. Kh2 Rxf3 19. Bg5 Bd4 20. Qd2 Rg8 21. Ra3 h6
22. Rg1 Rh3+ 23. Kg2 Rxg5+
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