21. Mar, 2019

Find the best move for White

Position

Hint

Solution

 

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16. Mar, 2019

White to move checkmates in 6

Position after 12... Nf6 blocking check

Whistle  Which capture would you make if you were White ?

Play  the game

14. Mar, 2019

Black to move does not resign in this seemingly hopeless position

Whistle  Why ?

Two of the following scenarios would end in a draw

Scenario 1          Scenario 2          Scenario 3


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If you don't want to play the full game - click on White's 80th move to see how he sets up the exchange of knights

11. Mar, 2019

Find the best move for White

Position

Hint

Solution

 

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4. Mar, 2019

There are 3 ways to escape check:  capture the attacking piece, block the check with one of your pieces or move the king.

In this position Black clearly has only one choice.

Whistle  Where should Black move the king to ?

It would seem that King to c8 would be a good counterattacking move as White's rook is unprotected.

Unfortunately Black made a bad choice...  Play the game


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