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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 194

White to play: assess the position

L Bouah v D Gluckman 2005

Solution

Not a very satisfactory problem. All that is required is to examine each of white's many possibilities, and see that black either wins or has an overwhelming plus. 25 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 193

Black to play and win

K Simpson v D Morschel 1975

Solution

Examine all biffs leads to 1…Re2 being examined, despite it losing the exchange to 2 Rf8. 41 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 192

Black to play and win

JF De Beer v F Mentz 1982

Solution

Yet again, a Purdy motif review leads quickly to the solution. The white queen is… 31 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 191

Black to play and win

NJ De Jong v D Morschel 1967

Solution

1…Re3+ is good enough, but 1…Rb3! is clearly better, giving white's queen the additional function of protecting the Ra1. 32 more words

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Chess Online - King's Gambit Accepted

Chess Online – King’s Gambit Accepted
Johann Baptist Allgaier vs unknown

1. e4 e5 2. f4 ef4 3. Nf3 g5 4. h4 f6 5. Ng5 fg5 6. 39 more words

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Chess Online - Damiano's defence

Chess Online – Damiano’s defence
Pedro Damiano vs unknown

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f6 3. Ne5 fe5 4. Qh5 Ke7 5. Qe5 Kf7 6. Bc4 d5 7. 35 more words

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