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Morphy checkmates Rousseau in the Center! | Romantic Chess - GM Varuzhan Akobian

Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian takes us back to the romantic era of the royal game, where gambits and sacrifices were king. See two games from the 19th century, featuring Paul Morphy and writer Josep Tolosa.

Jose Tolosa Carreras vs Joan Carbo i Batlle, Barcelona - (1898): C26 Vienna, Falkbeer variation
Paul Morphy vs Eugene Rousseau, New Orleans (1849): C39 King's Gambit Accepted, Allgaier gambit
Ruslan Ponomariov vs Wang Yue, IMSA Elite Mind Games (Blitz) (2016)
David Pires Tavares Martins vs Abhijeet Gupta, London Chess Classic Open (2016)