Tactical Sharpness

I was impressed by White’s tactical sharpness in the following game. He took the initiative with the unexpected 13.Nh4! and then followed up with the hammer blow, 16.Bxh6!. The game ended with another neat sequence with 23.Bxf7! and 24.Bf8!.

Sam Davies

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About Sam Davies

Sam Davies is the 15 year old son of GM Nigel Davies and a keen chess player in his own right. After a slow start with the game he has made rapid progress in the last few years and is now winning tournaments. Unlike other juniors he does not play in junior tournaments and likes playing positional chess.