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Thursday, September 9, 2010

One Of The Most Stunning Sacrificial Combinations In Chess History:The Pearl Of Wijk Aan Zee 1995 !

GM.Vadim Zvjaginsev  (Zviagintsev) (born August 18, 1976 in Moscow) is a Russian chess grandmaster.He graduated from Moscow State University (Faculty of Economics) in 1996...GM.Zvjaginsev has been described as a very aggressive, tactical player.He is well known as the author of the revolutionary antidote 1. e4 c5 2. Na3!? against the Sicilian defense that surprised the entire chess world...(
In the  diagram on the left GM.Zvjaginsev playing with the black pieces launched one the most stunning sacrificial combinations ever created over the chess board.
The game is well known as The Pearl Of Wijk Aan Zee ( considered one of the most notable chess games ever played.Source of the photo : (


  1. great combination all the way. thnx
    Mr. Medhat for your perfect taste. Happy Nairouz.

  2. Thank you a lot Mr.Ashraf for your nice comment.
    Happy Nairouz to you too !
    My best regards