Aug 20 2009

Quiz: Rudd vs Baker (2009)

Black to play. What happened next?

Rudd vs Baker (2009)

Rudd vs Baker (2009)


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Aug 13 2009

Quiz: Kristofori vs Kislinsky (2009)

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.Nc3 O-O 5.e4 d6 6.Bf4 Nc6 7.d5 e5 8.Bg5 Ne7 9.Qd2 Kh8 10.h4 Nh5 11.g3 f6 12.Bh6 Bxh6 13.Qxh6 all from the game Kristofori-Kislinsky Alushta 2009. What happened next?

Kristofori vs Kislinsky (2009)

Kristofori vs Kislinsky (2009)


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Aug 13 2009

Quiz: Mate in two

A deceptive mate in two (White to move). You have to be precise!

Martin (2009)

Martin (2009)


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Aug 6 2009

Quiz: Study

White to play. What should the result of the game be with best play? Watch out;this is tricky!

Martin (2009)

Martin (2009)


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Aug 6 2009

Quiz: Mestel vs Polgar (1993)

Black to play and win.

Mestel vs Polgar (1993)

Mestel vs Polgar (1993)


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Jul 31 2009

Quiz: Chekhover (1954)

White to play. What should the result of the game be?

Chekhover (1954)

Chekhover (1954)


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Jul 31 2009

Quiz: Philidor

Black to play and draw. What is the most effective method?

Philidor

Philidor


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Jul 27 2009

Quiz: Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue (2009)

King and pawn endgames are very tricky. Can Black to move do anything at all about White’s Kingside pawn majority?

Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue (2009)

Ivanchuk vs Wang Yue (2009)


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Jul 27 2009

Quiz: Seger vs Sadler (2003)

Let’s move on now to a couple of interesting quizzes I have chosen for you. For maximum benefit try to solve them on your own first. Alternatively, just enjoy some excellent chess!

Seger vs Sadler (2003)

Seger vs Sadler (2003)


It’s Black to play. Choose the correct move:
a) 1…Rh6
b) 1…Nd7
c) 1…Nc8
d) 1…f5
e) 1…h5
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