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Betcha Can’t Solve This #Chess Puzzle! 33

White to move and mate in 3 (by Andre Chéron, Hamburgischer Correspondent 1930). Stumped? Perhaps you would benefit from a free introductory lesson ($40 value) with Chris Torres on Wyzant. Claim your free lesson today. Just use Coach Chris’ link: https://is.gd/u5bIVd

My Favorite #Chess Games: The Peruvian Immortal

  “In 13 moves, Canal sacrifices both Rooks and his Queen—and then mates on his 14th move! … A man might play a million games of chess and never duplicate Canal’s feat.”- Irving Chernev   [Event “** Simultaneous”] [Site “Budapest HUN”] [Date “1934.??.??”] [Round “?”] [White “Esteban Canal”] [WhiteElo “?”] [Black “NN”] [BlackElo “?”] [ResultContinue reading “My Favorite #Chess Games: The Peruvian Immortal”

Fork Trick or Treat

“One way to find food for thought is to use the fork in the road, the bifurcation that marks the place of emergence in which a new line of development begins to branch off.”–William Irwin Thompson “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”–Yogi Berra Had it not been for the President’sContinue reading “Fork Trick or Treat”

What is the Best Sacrifice in the History of Chess?

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller My answer to “What is the Best Sacrifice in the History of Chess?” as asked on Quora. Before I explain my choice for the best sacrifice in the history of chess,Continue reading “What is the Best Sacrifice in the History of Chess?”