Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Сhess with alcoholic

How Lasker won a game of chess with a grandmaster famous by sacrificing his queen on the third track?


Emanuel Lasker once had a chance to play chess with alcoholic Hungarian grandmaster Gezoy Marotsi the prize patron. Terms and Conditions of this game lies in the fact that every figure - is the capacity of an alcohol and taking enemy piece, you need to drink it. And for this match figures were made ​​so that their strength depended on the type and amount of alcohol. In the third move of the Lasker sacrifice his queen, which was a 200-gram bottle of whiskey. Marotsi immediately drunk, easy and Lasker brought the party to victory

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