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Friday, December 10, 2010

Simple chess by Tukmakov

Most of the time chess is a difficult game. But sometimes some players, usually very strong grandmasters, make it a very simple game :-) Have a look at this one, by chess legend Tukmakov, showing that more space can be enough to win a game!

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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Cmilyte - Demina WWCC

The Women World Chess Championship began yesterday in Turkey. Here is an easy positional win of the first round.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Very nice study

To start this snowy December, here is a "not so simple not so hard" study of Herbstmann.
White to play and win.

Hint : the first idea doesn't work immediately. The second idea does but you will have to find a third idea for that!