Posts Tagged ‘chess tactics’

#Chess Position Worth Sharing 106

December 17, 2018

Hikaru Nakamura just defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to win the London Chess Classic. Can you spot Nakamura’s final move? White to move and win.

Nakamura – MVL, 2018 London Chess Classic. White to move and win.

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#Chess Position Worth Sharing 105

August 23, 2018

I was playing a game with a student on the demo-board and we arrived at this position. Can you spot black’s winning combination?

Can you spot black’s winning combination?

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 13

August 6, 2018

A well placed knight can be quite lethal. Black to move and mate in 5.

Black to move and mate in 5.

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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened happened… 11

August 1, 2018

What is white’s best move?

What is white’s best move?

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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 8

July 24, 2018

Black to move and mate in 5.

Black to move and mate in 5.

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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 7

July 22, 2018

Black to move and win material.

Black to move and win material.

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July 14, 2018

White just played Qe3. What should GM Ruifeng Li have played instead? How does FM Annie Wang punish his mistake?

White just played Qe3. Why is this move a mistake?

So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 6

July 9, 2018

How can black win some material?

How can black win some material?

So I was just playing a game of #Chess and then this happened… 5

July 7, 2018

Black to move and mate in 3.

Black to move and mate in 3.

 

 

The complete game is a rather nifty Traxler Counter Attack(Wilkes-Barre) that ended up checkmating white’s Fried Liver dreams in just 13 moves!

 

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So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened… 4

July 5, 2018

Black to move and win material.

Black to move and win material.


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