Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The Greatest Chess Move of All Time?

This has been called the "Greatest Move In All of Chess."

Given the trillions of moves that players have played over the millenniums, this is -- of course -- a bold statement. This is, however, a pretty sweet move.

Do you see it?

Legend has it that spectators were so enamored with Marshall's bold, winning move, they threw pieces of gold onto the chess board to pay homage to the brilliancy they just witnessed.