Great chess players have a way of making it look easy. However, making it look easy requires a lot of work. For instance, just to get to the feature position in today’s puzzle, Boris Spassky had to spend hours grinding out a winning position. (Not to mention the years of hard work to become anContinue reading “#Chess Position Worth Sharing 136”
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#Chess Position Worth Sharing 130
Some of the most brilliant chess puzzles involve material sacrifice for the sake of the mate. Here however, the sacrifice is not merely needed to mate but in fact to avoid loss. One wrong move, and the outcome is completely out of your hands.
So I was just playing a game of #chess and then this happened! 36
Black to move and mate in 1 (two solutions).
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Black to move. Who’s winning? Why?(Hernan L. Montillo vs Francisco Anchondo, December 2017)