Ian Nepomniachtchi scored an impressive 10/13 in the 2007 edition of Corus Group C Tournament played in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands from the 13th-28th of January. However, his strong performance was only good enough for a second place finish as Michal Krasenkow took first with 10.5/13. Today’s puzzle comes from round 5 where Harmen JonkmanContinue reading “Winning Chess Moves: Jonkman vs Nepomniachtchi, 1/18/2007”
White to move and mate in 6.
White to move and mate in 6. (Gad Rechlis – Sergei Lobanov, FIDE World Rapid Championship, St Petersburg, 12/28/2018)
GM Dmitry Andreiken plays the most beautiful game ending combination of 2018 right before the new year starts! Can you spot black’s brilliant continuation? Black to move and mate in 6! (GM Peter Svidler – GM Dmitry Andreikin, FIDE World Rapid Championship, St Petersburg, 12/27/2018)
Black to play and mate in 6 moves.
What is black’s crushing move that leads to mate?
“The best feeling is to win by knockout.” – Nonito Donaire Can you spot the knockout for white in this position?