In Just 19 Moves Mikhail Tal Sacrifices Both Rooks And Announces A Checkmate

Mikhail Tal crushes his opponent by sacrificing both rooks in Sicilian Najdorf once Black makes a mistake in the opening! Tal’s sacrifices start with a Knight sacrifice and he quickly targets and then checkmates opponent’s defenseless King!
Mikhail Tal vs NN
URS (1963)
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Polugayevsky Variation Simagin Line (B96)
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4
b5 8.e5 dxe5 9.fxe5 Qc7 10.Qe2 Nfd7 11.O-O-O Bb7 12.Nxe6 fxe6
13.Qg4 Qb6 14.Rd6 Bxd6 15.Qxe6+ Kf8 16.Bc4 bxc4 17.Rf1+ Nf6
18.Rxf6+ gxf6 19.Bh6#
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