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It’s Your Move #11 E-mail
Written by chessbibliophile   
Sunday, 27 April 2014 22:34

In our review of ChessBase Magazine #159 we set a little challenge for our readers. It appears that many have missed it.

In the following position Jan Timman, veteran GM missed a beautiful combination that would have crowned his play (he won the game anyway).

He did find the combination thereafter and published it to the delight of chess fans.

What is it?

its your move 11

Black to move

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Last Updated on Sunday, 04 May 2014 17:40


+2 #7 Shark 2014-05-03 01:15
Thank you! :-)
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+2 #6 chessbibliophile 2014-05-02 10:22
Dear friend,
That's right.
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+3 #5 Shark 2014-05-02 07:52
Dear Chessbibliophil e,
I think that after
I think that's correct! :)
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+1 #4 chessbibliophile 2014-04-28 23:58
Dear reader,
1…Qc1?? is met by 2.Qe7+ and White soon mates.
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+1 #3 Semi 2014-04-28 22:50
1. Qc1 2. Rxc1 B2xc1 (queening)+ 3. Kf2 Rxf6+ 4. if Ke2 then Ba6 checkmate. if Kg3 then Qe1 checkmate.
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+2 #2 chessbibliophile 2014-04-28 20:20
Dear friend,
You are on the mark.
What happens after 2.RxF6?
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+7 #1 Shark 2014-04-28 10:31
1... Rxf6!
:-) I hope it's correct!
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