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A move-by-move guide

Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes movies don’t get the credit they’re due. Especially A Game of Shadows. The latter of the two films had the gall to end, not on a CGI battle, but on a chess match. Not just any chess match, mind you, but the game Sherlock and Moriarty play is a variation of a famous (in chess circles anyway) game played in 1966.

The game in question was played between Grandmaster Bent Larsen and then-World Chess Champion…

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