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Croatian Chess Championship 2018 – Highlights

PARTICIPANTS AND REGULATIONS The 49th edition of the Croatian Individual Chess Championship was held between April the 17th and April the 27th, 2018, in Grgin Dol hotel in Požega in Croatia. Croatian Individual Championship is a traditional single round-robin tournament. The time control is 90 minutes + 30 seconds for 40 moves with additional 30…
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Karpov – Korchnoi World Championship Match 1981

(Cover photo credit: Douglas Griffin Twitter) After the nail-biting defeat at Karpov's hands in the controversial 1978 World Championship match in Baguio City, Viktor Korchnoi was seeded directly in the quarter-final phase of the Candidates Matches of the 1979-1981 World Chess Championship Cycle. He was joined by Boris Spassky (the loser of the Candidates Final…
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Ivan Šarić Interview

IVAN ŠARIĆ For almost a decade now, Ivan Šarić has been both the top-ranked and the strongest Croatian chess player. Already back in 2007, he introduced himself to the broader chess public by winning the U-18 World Chess Champion - a tremendous success. Ever since then, he has been rapidly progressing on the World Rating…
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Chess study 29 – Alexey Troitsky study

Chess study 29 Alexey Troitsky study [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Alexey Troitsky study 1924"] [Black "WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN !"] [Result "*"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "8/3b4/k2p3P/1p1K3P/1P4r1/8/3R4/8 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "13"] 1. h7 {[pgndiagram]} Rg5+ 2. Kxd6 Rxh5 3. Kc7 $3 {[pgndiagram]} Be6…
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Chess tactics 83

Chess tactics 83 WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN [pgn showMoves=puzzle eo=t pfr=/pgn4web ss=40 h=600][Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.04.17"] [Round "?"] [White "Unknown"] [Black "Unknown"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "5rk1/2q2ppp/2p5/pp2bN2/P3P3/1P4Q1/2P2PPP/3R2K1 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "11"] 1. Nh6+ {[pgndiagram]} Kh8 2. Qxe5 Qxe5 3. Nxf7+ Rxf7 (3... Kg8 4. Nxe5) 4. Rd8+ {[pgndiagram]} Qe8…
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