Thursday, March 04, 2010

Rookie goes international

Bent Larsen - true or false?

Let’s get it straight - Bent Larsen is not a gay footballer, but a Great Dane Grandmaster, whose 75th birthday is today, 4th March 2010.

Famous for the Larsen Attack (1.b3), two of his games feature in Fischer’s “My 60 Memorable Games”, but I can’t remember which!

To avoid accusations of plagiarism or “larseny”, here is another of his games, illustrating even GMs can blunder:

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