Chess Classics You Must Know Episode #28 - The Dragon without Fire
IM Sagar Shah begins with a series where he shows you some of the most well-known games of chess that you should know - "The Classics" as they say! The format of the show is simple. Sagar begins with a game and explains it to you along with ten test questions. Your job is to answer those ten questions well. On episode no. 28, Sagar explains the classic between Anatoly Karpov and Viktor Korchnoi, a game played in the second round of Candidates 1974. Check out the article to know the questions and test your knowledge. Find out the answers and explanations mentioned by Sagar himself. Photo: ChessBase India
Karpov vs Korchnoi, Candidates 1974
Click on the questions with the hyperlink, which will take you to the correct timestamp in the video where Sagar asked the question. Pause it and try to answer, then check whether your answer and reasoning is correct or not.
Find out a move for White. This is still opening theory. So there are several good moves here.
The main move here is 10.0-0-0. However, White did not play that in the game. What would you play here?
What should white play here?
What would you play here as white?
Find out White's move.
Try to think like Karpov to find White's move.
What should White do here?
Find out the best move for white.
What should white do here?
Find out the finish for white.