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Chess tactics 86

Chess tactics 86 The example is taken from book written by Yasser Seirawan- Winning Chess Combinations [pgn showMoves = puzzle eo=t pfr = /pgn4web ss=40 h= 600] [Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.05.25"] [Round "?"] [White "Leok Van Wely - Jeroen Piket "] [Black "White to play and win"] [Result "*"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "2r4k/1bq1bp2/3p1p2/3p1Nrp/1p2P2Q/7R/1PP2PPP/3R2K1 w - -…
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Chess tactics 85

Chess tactics 85 The example is taken from book written by Yasser Seirawan- Winning Chess Combinations [pgn showMoves = puzzle eo=t pfr = /pgn4web ss=40 h= 600] [Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "?"] [Round "?"] [White "Liu , Wenzhe- Jan, Hein Donner 1978 "] [Black "White to play and win"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "r2qnr2/pp3kbQ/2npb1p1/2pN1pP1/4P3/8/PPP1BP2/R1B1K1NR w…
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Chess study 30 – Alexey Troitzky study

Chess study 30 Alexey Troitzky study Alexey Troitzky (1866-1942) is considered as one of the greatest composer of chess endgame studies ever. In his lifetime, Troitzky composed over one thousand chess endgame studies. The example is taken from his book "Collection of Chess Studies" To solve this study try thinking out of the box. [pgn showMoves…
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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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