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Daily Chess Puzzle

November 15, 2019

Today’s problem is from an old edition of the British Chess Magazine.

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

Gelfand Boris - Shirov Alexei (20...a6 )


Gelfand v Shirov, Istanbul Olympiad 2/11/2000


1 Nbd6! Nd6[] 2 Nb6!

Gelfand Boris - Shirov Alexei (22.Nb6!)

and White is winning, though (for mere mortals, like me, the game is still to be won).


rqr3k1/1p1b1n2/p2p1ppb/1NnPp2p/P1N1P3/Q4P2/1P2BBPP/R4RK1 w – – 0 21

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