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Chess tactics 84

Chess tactics 84 The example is taken from book written by I. A. Horowitz- Winning Chess Tactics Illustrated [pgn showMoves = puzzle eo=t pfr = /pgn4web ss=40 h= 600] [Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "?"] [White "NN-NN."] [Black "White to play and win"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "R4n2/pp2qpp1/2p3pk/6N1/7P/5P2/P1P3P1/3R2K1 w - - 0 1"]…
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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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Mikhail Botvinnik Best Games

The patriarch Mikhail Botvinnik, the sixth world champion, is widely regarded as the "most instructive chess player ever" (you heard it here first). And indeed, in a number of his games, he exerted his plans with rigorous discipline and very often crushed his opponents with the iron logic. Not without reason did Paul Keres, his greatest…
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