Solutions to Thursday’s tactics

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1.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.10  Kanarek, Marcel–Smirin, Ilia: 24…Ra1+! 0-1  Mate follows

2.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.9  Warakomski, Tomasz–Thorarinsson, Pall A.: 18.Rxd7! Bxd7  19.Nf6+!  The first point.  This breaks open the kingside 1… Bxf6 20.exf6 Rfe8 21.fxg7 Qe7 22.Qh6 f5 23.Bc4+ Be6 24.Re1 1-0

3.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.13   Lauber, Arnd–Nebolsina, Vera: 29…Qxh2+! 0-1

4.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.12   Bilguun, Sumiya–Dragun, Kamil: 28.Nxg7! Re7?!  (Only chance was to take the sacrífice: 28…KxN 29.Qh5 Rf7 30.g4! with a strong attack)  29.Nh5!  Now White must win. 29… Ref7 30.Qd3 Be6 31.Rxf6 1-0

5.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.10  Romanishin, Oleg M–Dragun, Kamil: 27.Rbc7 Qe8 28.Rxe7! Rb1+ 29.Kh2 Bxe7 30.Rxe7 Qb8 31.Qd7 1-0

6.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.8 Romanishin, Oleg M–Winiarski, Mikolaj: 30.Qxg6+! 1-0

7.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.12  Sengupta, Deep–Areshchenko, Alexander:  27…Nc3+ 28.bxc3 bxc3+ 29.Ka2 Rb8 30.Nb4 Nxa3 31.Bxa3 axb4 32.Rb1 Qa5 33.Rb3 Ra8 0-1

8.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.11  Barski, Radoslaw–Kowalczyk, Rafal: 33.f6 Rc5 34.Nf5 h6 35.Nxh6+ Kf8 36.fxg7+ Kxg7 37.Nf5+ Kf8 38.Qh6+ Ke8 39.Qxd6 1-0

9.) Najdorf Mem  Warsaw  2016.7.8 Donchenko, Alexander–Hacker, Jonas:  25.Nf6+! gxf6 ( if 25…Nxf6 26.exf6!! Re1+ 27.Kg2! wins ) 26.exf6 Re4 27.Qf5! An important move ( 27.Qg5+? Kf8 28.Qg7+ Ke8 and the Black King survives ) 27…Re6 28.b4 ( or 28.Qg4+ Kf8 29.Qg7+ Ke8 30.Qg8+ Kd7 31.Qxf7+ Kd6 32.b4 as in the game )28… Qb6 29.Qg5+ Kf8 30.Qg7+ Ke8 31.Re1 ( even faster is 31.Qg8+ Kd7 32.Qxf7+ Kd6 33.Qg7 followed by the advance of the pawn ) Rxe1+ 32.Rxe1+ Kd7 33.Qxf7+ Kc8 34.Qe6+ Kb8 35.f7 Qc7 36.Qe8 1-0

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