There must be something
The sudden finish In Przepiorka—Cohn was a little unexpected because few pieces were left on the board.
The chess tactics in Anand — Lautier arise out of a wild struggle where calculation will decide the day. To find the possibilities, we need to look for checks, captures, and threats … and use our imagination. Don’t reject “strange” or “crazy” moves at first sight, because they just might work!
Black has play of his own, which in some ways makes things easier. White knows that if he doesn’t act urgently, the game will turn against him.
What did the future World Champion play, in what would become one of his most famous victories?
A modern classic
Chess tactics will show up in your games if you activate your pieces! Train your tactics and calculation, and don’t forget to actually look for them in your games!