Anand spent 1:43 mins on 4th move

Off-Topic Discussions



Brilliant? Lucky? Pure Pysch-out of opponent?? I'm going with #3.

He was probably recalculating something and using an important intangible game technique: tempo. It totally throws off someone's rhythm and makes them rethink what they're doing. Its also yes a psych out to make them question why you did it.

The offered Queen sacrifice was jaw-dropping awesomeness.

Brass & Steal.

Community / Forums / Gamer Life / Off-Topic Discussions / Anand spent 1:43 mins on 4th move All Messageboards

Want to post a reply? Sign in.