Daily chess tactics #55

Daily chess tactics #55 :

Sutovsky – Giri, Zürich, 2009

BLACK  TO PLAY 

Daily chess tactics #54 solution

Daily chess tactics #54 :

David Alberto – Maxime Vachier Lagrave, Italian Team Championship 2014

BLACK  TO PLAY 

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Funny chess problems

Funny chess problems?

One of the greatest young chess talents in the World, 12-year-old International Master Nihal Sarin recently visited the quarters of the Chessbase in Hamburg, Germany.

Slikovni rezultat za nihal sarin
Nihal Sarin in the days when he was young…ERM …youngER?

In the article report following that visit, there was a number of funny chess problems whose solutions really made me smirk more than once.

And I immediately reminisced the similar delightful problems I’ve stumbled upon in the ancient chess book by Yugoslav Master Dragoslav Andrić : Šah – Igra Miliona (eng. Chess – The game of the millions).

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Weekly chess study # 16 – Oleg Pervakov study

Weekly chess studies #16:

Oleg Pervakov study

We have already found out that Yochanan Afek is highly respected author in the chess composing community (see his studies here and here).

Apart from being a composer himself, he is also an organiser and the judge in the composing tournaments. Today, we are going to take a look at a brilliant study by Oleg Pervakov, which won the 2nd place in the Afek 64 tournament held in 2016.

White to play and win

Daily chess tactics #54

Daily chess tactics #54 :

David Alberto – Maxime Vachier Lagrave, Italian Team Championship 2014

BLACK  TO PLAY