By John Nunn
For all chess-players, from rookies to global champions, from little ones to seniors, providing checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to supply. the facility to identify checkmates is a crucial ability - and this easy-to-use ebook exhibits you ways it really is performed. With assistance from Grandmaster John Nunn, you can be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a dangerous checkmate, even if in a college fit, a membership match - or perhaps a championship game!By focusing completely on positions from actual video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the buddies featured are these which come up regularly in actual lifestyles. He additionally highlights topics and concepts which are frequently overlooked in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in a right away raise on your enjoying strength.All 1001 puzzle positions were rigorously checked, and are graded by means of subject matter and trouble. issues are offered for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. lots of the puzzles are appropriate for amateur and junior gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't be concerned: you can be prepared for them!
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Iti>xf8 3 'ii'a8+ and mate next move. f7 131) l ... �f7 is met by 2 "ii'e8# or 2 'ii'd8#. A spectacular and slightly unusual queen sacrifice. 124) 2 'ii'xf7+! xf7 3 �e8#. T. Forster- B. 'ii'xh2+! th2+ 4 'iti>h l �xfl#. Frih - Calas French Team Ch 200314 1 'ii'xf7+! trs 3 �xf8# 125) 126) Kharashuta-Ali. xf8# both lead to a back-rank mate. 127) Ja. Szabo-An. e8#. 132) Lupulescu-L. rs 2 �f6+! t-o Mate follows after 2 ... 'iti>g8 3 'ii'g7#. 133) Y. Demina - Yul. Yakovich Eu ropean Women 's Ch , St Petersburg 2009 1 'ii'xd5+!
P. Welz- A. l:tf2+ 2 'it>g4 l:te4# 167) Chelushkina - E. Cosma Belgrade (Women) 2009 1 l:txc8+ 1-0 2 'it>h2 g3 + 3 fxg3 hxg3#. Udeshi - E. Hossain Ne wDelhi 2008 l. 'ii'g3#. xc6#. 176) 168) Kotronias - Vallejo Pons European Ch , Bud va 2009 1 l:th7+! 'it>e6/f6 2 l:td6#. 'it>xh7 2 ctJf6 + 'it>h8 3 l:tg8#. 177) 169) D. Fridman- Y. Jli'f6+! 2 'it>xh5 'i'if5#. The game actually finished l. 'fig7+?? 2 'it>xh5?? (2 'it>f5 ! gives White good winning chances since Black has no mate) 2 ctJf6#. •• Jianu - Milos Roganovic Bucharest 2009 l.
Be. f6#. 187) A. Cotonnec- L. Bourdonnais Avoine 2008 1 l:td6 196) Threatening 2 f4#. 'it>f5 2 g4#. • 188) J. Carstensen- Kj. Strand Politiken Cup, Elsinore 2008 197) Glimbrant - L.
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