https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIa6ZnA4jqQ Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is one of the finest chess players on the planet today, but everyone starts somewhere. In my #5 best chess game of the 2000s, a 17-year-old «MVL» won an incredible game against Robert Fontaine en route to winning his first French Championship!
* Exchange sacrifices are about piece quality, not quantity.
* Don’t take your opponent’s suspicious gifts (Qxb5?).
* Don’t forget about the possibility of underpromotion.
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✔ Friend: https://www.chess.com/member/samcopeland Vachier-Lagrave Sacs Exchange, Queen For King Hunt — Top 10 of the 2000s — Fontaine vs. MVL, 2007