22. May, 2019

Find the best move for Black:

Position

Hint

Solution

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20. May, 2019

White's king is under siege, 

White tries to defend with 18 Rf1

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17. May, 2019

The 2019 Cote d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz is one of four new events that is part of the Grand Chess Tour roster in 2019. The event was won by the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen.

In this position French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (equal 2nd) is playing the white pieces against Wesley So.

Whistle  Black (to play) resigned.
Why can't he get back into the game by taking the pawn on d5 ?

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14. May, 2019

Choose the best move for Black

Position

Hint

Solution

11. May, 2019

When to mutually agree a draw depends on the skill level and the position in question. An agreed draw is most reasonable when neither side believes they have real winning chances Sometimes players just chicken out in complex positions...

In this position being a pawn down it's in Black's interests to play for a draw.

Whistle  What is the next logical move for Black ?

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- click on White's 74th move for the position

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* note - Rules 4.4 in relation to this position