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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Smart-Checkmate Chess Puzzle: Vassily Ivanchuk – Bozidar Ivanovic 1-0

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Hi everyone,

Here’s a position from the game of a very talented yet, possibly, the most unpredictable (playing strength-wise) Grandmaster of our times – Vassily Ivanchuk. This game was played in New York in 1988 against Bozidar Ivanovic.

White to play and win. Click on the diagram to check the solution with Chess King.

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  • At June 14, 2013 at 3:33 AM , Anonymous SN, Colombo said...

    I heard that Ivanchuk is retiring though there is no confirmation maybe he just said it in Leon :)

  • At June 15, 2013 at 9:05 AM , Anonymous Most Ardent Chess Blog Fan from Moscow said...

    I heard they are giving free beer to Ivanchuk for a lifetime in Norway - ;)

  • At June 15, 2013 at 11:38 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    What's this beer thing? How does it relate to chess puzzle here - strange comments on Chess Blog


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