GARRY KASPAROV vs VESELIN TOPALOV – Wijk aan Zee 1999
One of the best chess games ever played is the match between Kasparov and Topalov played at the 61st Annual Hoogovens Chess Tournament in 1999.
This game features the Pirc defense but the games followed an unexpected path.
Kasparov sacrificed a rook to gain the advantage and then “blunders” the game with Qc3 according to the engine..but then the game becomes a show and a masterclass of creativity and precision!
This is Kasparov’s Immortal!
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It is considered by many experts to be the best chess match ever!
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