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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Strategic chess puzzle for chess-y weekend

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Hello everyone,


How about a cool chess puzzle with real strategic thinking? This is from our super database www.chesskillertips.com where Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches chess for free. Don't forget to send us your comments. 


CKT 061: The weak link.
LEVEL: Difficult   
CATEGORY: Middle Game


From the game Alexandra Kosteniuk - Shen Yang, Beijing 2008. White plays and wins. True strategical thinking required.










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2 Comments:

  • At October 1, 2011 at 1:50 PM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, New Zealand said...

    Hey I know this one - simply because I have been through all the puzzles on chesskillertips.com awesome collection. Must if you want to move your rating up about 100 points on online chess playing arenas. I did.

     
  • At October 2, 2011 at 1:07 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I saw a very nice endgame Bishop sac by you recently. Rocking.

     

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