Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 143

allanbeardsworth

Black to play and win

 

 

VJ Meiring v FN Barnett 2005

 

There is one motif here, and black would do anything to promote a pawn, so 1…Bd2! isn't too hard to find. The Bc3 is, in CJS Purdy language, tied to a1, so 0-1

 

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Chris Torres is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in both Bakersfield and the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely recognized as one of the main driving forces behind the explosion in popularity and sudden rise in quality of scholastic chess in California. Currently, Chris Torres has the ranking of candidate master and serves as the President of the Torres Chess and Music Academy. Mr. Torres’ hobbies include playing classical guitar and getting his students to appear on the national top 100 chess rating lists.

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