People sometimes ask if studying old games can help them. There are different views on the matter, mine is a qualified ‘yes’. There are many games from the past with a very high instructional value whilst others may not teach much at all.
Over coming days and weeks I’ll be posting some games which I think are very useful. Here’s the first, a classic example of a Queen’s Indian with White having doubled c-pawns and Black managing to launch a thematic attack on White’s king with a pawn storm. As for the finish it’s a real beauty: