Rook lift + Bartel’s Advances
Opening: B12: Caro-Kann defense
Player(s): Harikrishna, Chirila, Bartel, Laznicka
In this show GM Larry Christiansen bring us a pearl game played by Indian GM Pentala Harikrishna athe Gibraltar tournament this year. After this spendid but relatively simple cobination, Larry goes on to show us a very complicated game, recently played in the Bundesliga by Bartel and Chirila. A game in which most of the attacking motifs are present: rook lift, queen centralization, pins. A rare example of coordination of the pieces over the board, which almost always leads to victory.