Monday’s chess tactics quiz!

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”Life’s a bitch, and then you die”–God

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Part I: Capablanca Memorial

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GM Kryvoruchko,Yuri–GM Almasi,Zoltan. 2016.6.17  Position after 27 moves. Ofcourse White is better and can recover his sacrificed material by simply taking on e8. However, there is much better. Do you see it?

WHITE TO PLAY AND CRUSH!


Part II: Karen Asrian Memorial

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(Click on diagram to find out who is to move and win)
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Part III: Edmonton International

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SOLUTIONS

Capablanca Mem  2016.6.17  Kryvoruchko, Yuri–Almasi, Zoltan : 28.Re3! exf3 29.Qb5 1-0

9th Asrian Memorial  Yerevan  2016.6.18  Oleksiyenko, M–Martirosyan, Haik M: 18.d6! Bxd6 19.Rxe8+ Rxe8 20.Nxb5 White will win a piece in every variation. Black played the desperate 20… Re5 21.Qxe5! 1-0

9th Asrian Memorial  Yerevan  2016.6.17  Nanyan, Georgy–Avetisyan, Mariam: 28.Qxf7+! 1-0  Ouch!!

11th Edmonton GM  2016.6.18 Shirov, Alexei–Wang, Richard: 22.Rxb5 Qxa3 23.Rb7 Qf8 24.Qd3 1-0

11th Edmonton GM  2016.6.19  Haessel, Dale R.–Findlay, Ian T.: 24.Rxb7+!  1-0 Mate follows.

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