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Daily puzzle: my pick of wonderful moves from 2016

January 1, 2017

I will start the New Year with a fairly random selection of moves seen during 2016: skewed to the last few months, since I only thought of making such a selection in December, and then had to try to recall some of my favourite moments.

White to play and win

jobava1

Jobava-Ponomariov, Baku Olympiad 10/9/16

Solution

1 Bh6!!

Incredible: what class to think of such a move. For the game continuation, see my Cloud Database (the game file it includes was, I think, but am not sure, pasted from Chessbase.com, my main source of chess news).

jobava2

FEN

r1r3k1/4Rppp/pq2bn2/np1p1pB1/3P4/P1NB3P/1PPQ1PP1/3R2K1 b – – 0 17

ChessBase Cloud

http://cloudserver.chessbase.com/MTE3NjQ2/replay.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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