Test your chess: daily chess puzzle

allanbeardsworth

Black to play and win

 

Richard Palliser v Jon Shaw, 4NCL 15/2/15

 

 

My favourite move of the year, favourite finish of the year; so far. The lovely 1….Rg3!! is a perfect example of Purdy's maxim about threats. (See also this posting about Purdy in general)

 

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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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