SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
From the women’s world team championship in Astana LINK. Yesterday. White has a beautifully developed and coordinated position. Everything is on its best square. The pawn on e5 cramps Black and offers chances to attack.
Black, on the other hand, has little development and his forces lack both space and coordination…
WHITE TO PLAY AND WIN!—————————–2.im Sam Collins
From Bunratty, Ireland just the other day. A wide open game with both Kings in danger. It is Black’s move and his attempts to make progress seem to have come to an end: the Bishop is defended by the White Queen; the White Queen is defended by the Bishop…
BLACK TO PLAY AND WIN!
Ju, Wenjun–Maisuradze, Nino: White struck with the lethal 25.Neg5! hxg5 26.Nxg5 g6 27.e6! crushing 27… Kg7 28.Bxb7 Qxb7 29.Rxd7 1-0 Black’s position is in ruins
Rombaldoni,D–Collins,S : Sam played 37…Rg2+!! 0-1 The White Queen is gone after taking the Rook (38…Ne3+) and 38.Kh1 allows 38…Rxh2+ and 39…Qe3++ COOL!