How would you judge this position, which arose after the 25th move by white in the game between Ponomariov and Bareev (FIDE Wch k.o. Moscow 2001). Question: who is better and can black take the pawn on e5?Read More »
Tag: mating attack
Puzzle: too much to handle
This is a fragment from the game between Karl Burger and Pal Benkö (USA 1969). What is the best move for black?Read More »
Chess Puzzle 54: how to demolish white’s kingside
Black to move. What is the best continuation? More than one move needed! See solution…
If only we would have a crystal ball in chess…?!
They say: ‘If you know what’s is going to happen on beforehand, you can travel around the world with a dime in your pocket!’ Or, here in Sweden they might talk about a couple of öres in your pocket.
This idea is equally valid for chess. If you know what’s the position you are striving for, life gets a lot more easy.
See the diagram. Please do not move the pieces on your chess board and work it first out in your mind.Read More »
Chess puzzle #1
White to move and win