Weekly Chess Letter #3

Here are 6 critical moments from this week’s Chess Letter.

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Weekly Chess Letter #2

The Weekly Chess Letter #2 is out. I have put together 6 of the critical moments from the game fragments.

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Free Sample of My Weekly Chess Letter

Fedoseev – Andreikin, Russia 2018. White to move: how would you continue?

My Weekly Chess Letter will launch on next Friday, October 5th. To get a sense of what you can expect as a subscriber, I have made a blog page with a free sample.

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Subscribe to my Weekly Chess Letter

On October 5th 2018, I will start a Weekly Chess Letter. It will consist of 3 elements, where the first is a game fragment based on one of my three principal works from Quality Chess (Rook vs. Two Minor Pieces, The Secret Life of Bad Bishops and Sharp Endgames). All material is new, but built on the concepts from my books.

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Book Presentation at the Marshall Chess Club

Don’t miss my book presentation of Sharp Endgames at the Marshall Chess Club next Tuesday, December 5, at 7pm.

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Weekly Endgame Column #2

Troitzky, from his treatment of the endgame 2N vs. pawns: White to move and win. You are welcome to try and solve the exercise before reading on.

This week: introduction to the endgame 2N vs. pawn. We shall learn two basic steps: 1) change the front and 2) release the reserve knight to attack and mate the king.

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Sharp Endgames From Giri-Rapport, Fide GP 2017 (1)

Giri-Rapport 2017. Position after 47…Nxd1. White to move and win. Play the position against a chess engine with 10’+30” Fischer time, corresponding to level 3 in my book.

Round 1 of the ongoing Fide Grand Prix in Palma de Mallorca saw an interesting endgame between two world class players. I have worked with the endgame to show how I used and created material for my recent book on Sharp Endgames.

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Weekly Endgame Column #1

From this day on, I will post a weekly endgame column on my blog. The positions are from new and old games, and endgame studies are included as well.

This week: The knights inability to lose a tempo, and how to compensate for that.

V. Bron 1948: White to move and win.

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