365 Ways to Checkmate by Joe Gallagher

By Joe Gallagher

Strategies in response to checkmate rules opposed to the enemy king make a decision a wide percentage of chess video games, so it will be important to be alert to those chances after they happen. Joe Gallagher offers 365 checkmate puzzles to assist readers sharpen their abilities. In every one place, the duty is to discover the way to strength a uncomplicated win. The subject matter is often checkmate: both the enemy king perishes, or can in basic terms be stored at a decisive price in fabric. Joe Gallagher is preferably certified to write down in this topic. all through his profession, he has been in particular feared for his attacking skill and tactical abilities. The puzzles, such a lot of that have by no means earlier than been released, are grouped into different types, beginning with more straightforward positions and dealing as much as tougher ones. complete recommendations are given, and all of the positions were rigorously checked for replacement suggestions and for soundness of the particular answer.

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However, he resigned after White's next move. (Hint: see p. 130; solution: see p. 146) Seul - Van der Weide Essen 2000 LEVEL 2 33 PUZZLES 73 Black to play Russian grandmaster Vladimir Epishin has just played the risky-looking capture liJxd6, calculating that after 1•• JthS+ 2 ~g4 he has everything under control. What did he overlook? (Hint: see p. 130; solution: see p. a a a, a _Amu _a0_aza ___ _ a~a a D~ ~a a a 0 a a a:a Epishin - Korobov Ohrid Ech 2001 74 White to play Lazaro Bruzon may be one of the most talented young grandmasters in the world but he has just made a serious tactical blunder ( ...

150) 104 Black to play White is in a bad way but he probably expected to survive for more than three moves. But that is all he has got left! (Hint: see p. 131; solution: see p. txd2, winning the queen. But there is a major flaw in his combination. What is it? (Hint: see p. 131; solution: see p. 150) Hecht - Markland London 1973 44 365 WAYS TO CHECKMATE 106 White to play In his famous book Think Like a Grandmaster, Alexander Kotov explains how he spotted a winning combination which turned out not to be so winning after all.

130; solution: see p. 148) 90 Black to play White's position is not good but he is hoping that the reduced material and his collection of pawns for the piece will give him chances to save the game. How did Black swiftly disillusion him? (Hint: see p. 130; solution: see p. 148) LEVEL 2 39 PUZZLES 91 White to play White is the exchange up and his king is exposed, so nonnally you would not expect him to object to an exchange of queens. xd4 he loses the c3-knight, as 2 :'c 1 is met by 2 ... xc3 3 :xc3 ltJxe4+.

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