Sac the Exchange on e6! | Grandmaster’s Choice – GM Atanas Kolev

Grandmaster Atanas Kolev talks about the motif of sacrificing a rook on e6 for a bishop or knight. Black is left with doubled isolated pawns, wondering “What just happened to me?”

Evgeny Bareev vs Giorgi Giorgadze, Moscow Olympiad (1994): A40 Modern defence
Mikhail Tal vs Atanas Stefanov Kolarov, EUR-chT (Men) 4th (1970): B15 Caro-Kann, Gurgenidze system
Mikhail Tal vs Anatoly Karpov, SWIFT Blitz (1987): B10 Caro-Kann, anti-anti-Caro-Kann defence

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