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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Chess Puzzle: How would you handle this endgame?

Hi Everybody,

Back to the subject of endgames. One move can make the difference between a struggle that only ends in a draw and a struggle that fetches you the win.

Check out this endgame position from a game Furman-Zhukhovitsky, Leningrad, 1969. What is Black's best winning attempt here? 1... Nc5 or 1. ... Nxd4? And, why?

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