Chess/Famous Games

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Throughout the history of chess there have been many famous games between the masters that many serious players are familiar. These games stand out because they contain unusual positions, feature brilliant sacrifices, or some other reason that sets them apart from average chess games. By studying and analysing these games, you can not only gain more appreciation for chess, but improve your strategy as well.

This section is intended for readers with some knowledge of basic chess strategy. The games are provided with commentary to explain critical moves and point out strategy concepts.

19th Century: The Era of Gambits and Sacrifices[edit | edit source]

Early 20th Century: Steinitz, Lasker, and Capablanca[edit | edit source]

Later 20th Century: From Fischer to Kasparov[edit | edit source]

Modern Era: Man and Machine[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ""Caruana vs Wojtkiewicz" on "Giochi Gratis Online - Partite commentate di Scacchi"".

← Tournaments · Puzzles →