Tuesday King Hunts with GM Saptarshi Roy - Part I
After the success of Attacking Monday Mornings series with FM Sohan Phadke, we have another very special guest to continue giving us instructive lessons in aggressive chess. This time it is GM Saptarshi Roy who will share with us his expertise in dynamic tactical style of play through a series of five videos. Starting from the 10th of September each video will be released at 7 p.m IST every Tuesday and will feature games where it would be Black, the defending side, who will carry out an elaborate attack ending with a picturesque chase of the white king. Well friends, it is not without reasons that we are calling this series the "Tuesday King Hunts", so stayed tuned for exciting new videos every tuesday with Grandmaster Saptarshi Roy!
India's 51st Grandmaster Saptarshi Roy is a well-known stalwart of uncompromising dynamic style of play in the country's chess circle. Inspired by games of the legendary Mikhail Tal he shows a marked preference for the bold and combinatorial as opposed to the restrained and positional. Over the years his daring tactical exploits in different National and International tournaments of note have given him a unique reputation of being one of the most dangerous players in the country. In the following video IM Sagar Shah introduces GM Saptarshi Roy and his series the "Tuesday King Hunts" by analysing an interesting game played by the latter against GM Sahaj Grover few years back in Kolkata.
An attacking lesson in Two Knights Game!
In the first video (part I) of the series GM Saptarshi Roy looks into the game Passov versus Zamora played in 1991. This game might not be very well known but the ideas and the moves it presents are both exquisite and instructive. Here the White king is dragged all the way from e1 and checkmated on a3! So without further ado, let's begin by checking out the highlights of this extraordinary game.
Passov - Zamora 1991
The full game with detailed annotations by Grandmaster Saptarshi is presented below:
And here is the video where he elucidates all the nuances of this fascinating game in details:
If you have any feedback for these videos or would like to get in touch with GM Saptarshi Roy, you can do so by writing to him on his email: email@example.com
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