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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 38

Black to play and win

M Solomon v D Gluckman 1995

Solution

1…Rg1 begs to be played (I am not sure why, but it does, doesn't it?) the only question is how to follow up. 125 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 37

Happy days are here again. Regular readers of my blog will know that about a month ago I could no longer do my daily blog based on Leonard Reitstein's second book of puzzles from South Africa. 222 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle

Black to play: how to defend the Pb7?

Cau- AWB, 3 min blitz, ICC 2014

Solution

This is just a quick follow on from yesterday's puzzle. 99 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle

Black to play: how to defend the Pb7?

Cau- AWB, 3 min blitz, ICC 2014

Solution

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle

White to play and win

Cau- AWB, ICC 3min blitz October 2014

Solution

This loss hurt: because I had struggled all through the game, with white having better development and some resultant pressure. 92 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle

Black to play and win

Stefan Kindermann v Roman Slobodjan, German Ch. 18/11/99

Solution

I saw this in Raymond Keene's column in the Times, Jan 2000. 184 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle

White to play and win

A Grischuk v S Karjakin FIDE Grand Prix, Baku 2014

Solution

A really tough puzzle. I would never have considered the winning move had it been a game, and knowing it is a puzzle, it still took me a good while to solve. 148 more words

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