Monday’s chess tactics quiz!
”Life’s a bitch, and then you die”–God
Part I: Capablanca Memorial
GM Kryvoruchko,Yuri–GM Almasi,Zoltan. 2016.6.17 Position after 27 moves. Ofcourse White is better and can recover his sacrificed material by simply taking on e8. However, there is much better. Do you see it?
WHITE TO PLAY AND CRUSH!
Part II: Karen Asrian Memorial
(Click on diagram to find out who is to move and win) ___________________________________
Part III: Edmonton International
Capablanca Mem 2016.6.17 Kryvoruchko, Yuri–Almasi, Zoltan : 28.Re3! exf3 29.Qb5 1-0
9th Asrian Memorial Yerevan 2016.6.18 Oleksiyenko, M–Martirosyan, Haik M: 18.d6! Bxd6 19.Rxe8+ Rxe8 20.Nxb5 White will win a piece in every variation. Black played the desperate 20… Re5 21.Qxe5! 1-0
9th Asrian Memorial Yerevan 2016.6.17 Nanyan, Georgy–Avetisyan, Mariam: 28.Qxf7+! 1-0 Ouch!!
11th Edmonton GM 2016.6.18 Shirov, Alexei–Wang, Richard: 22.Rxb5 Qxa3 23.Rb7 Qf8 24.Qd3 1-0
11th Edmonton GM 2016.6.19 Haessel, Dale R.–Findlay, Ian T.: 24.Rxb7+! 1-0 Mate follows.