Euwe’s Rook Sacrifice Made Geller Think More Than An Hour

The 5th World Chess Champion Max Euwe makes an incredible Rook sacrifice to mess things up and launch a counterattack! Garry Kasparov gives that move 2 exclamation marks for the idea!
In the end of the video as usual you can solve the daily puzzle!
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Efim Geller vs Max Euwe
Zurich Candidates (1953), Zurich SUI, rd 2, Aug-31
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch. O’Kelly Variation (E26)
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 b6
7. Bd3 Bb7 8. f3 Nc6 9. Ne2 O-O 10. O-O Na5 11. e4 Ne8 12. Ng3
cxd4 13. cxd4 Rc8 14. f4 Nxc4 15. f5 f6 16. Rf4 b5 17. Rh4 Qb6
18. e5 Nxe5 19. fxe6 Nxd3 20. Qxd3 Qxe6 21. Qxh7+ Kf7 22. Bh6
Rh8 23. Qxh8 Rc2 24. Rc1 Rxg2+ 25. Kf1 Qb3 26. Ke1 Qf3
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Video Thumbnail Credits:
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Max_Euwe_1963.jpg
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Efim_Geller_1973.jpg
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