12. Mar, 2020

The Great Escape

I remember trying desperately to keep my emotions in check, feeling like I was going to explode while my opponent’s hand hovered over the c-pawn, and just not believing it was possible...
* David Smerdon - Australian grandmaster (playing U12)

White's game looks hopeless with Black to move.

🤔 Why was ... c3 disastrous for Black ?   Play 

😲 Video - One of the greatest swindles in chess (5:47 min)

👍 Tactics - list of 56 tactics with diagrams (ChessFox)