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Daily Chess Puzzle IOM

October 19, 2019

Today’s problem is from the current Chess.com Grand Swiss in Douglas, Isle of Man.

 

As is my custom, I only say which side is to play: and not giving an idea if the move wins or otherwise, unless on occasion I think signposting would be helpful. Instead, the problems are posed with the instruction to decide what you would play, as in a game.

 

White to play

Wojtaszek Radoslaw - Tari Aryan (34...Bh6)

 

Wojtaszek v Tari, Douglas, Isle of Man. 11 October 2019

Solution

1 Nf5! the start of a deep series of tactics.

1..Rf4[] because Ng3-f5 uncovered the Be1 attack on f4

2 Bc3+ Ne5

else if 2…Kg8 3 Ne7+ wins the Qg6.

3 Be5+ de (and now the Nc5 is LPDO) 4 Rf4 Bf4 5 Qc5 Qf5

Wojtaszek Radoslaw - Tari Aryan (39...Qxf5)

White has simplified to a winning position.

 

FEN

5r1k/1p1n3p/p2p2qb/P1nP1p2/1R3P1r/5BNP/2Q3P1/1R2B1K1 w – – 0 35

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