SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
gm HOU, YIFAN
From today’s round of the women’s GRAND PRIX in Switzerland. The world champion has been struggling the whole game and must feel the same as when Berlin was being sacked in April, 1945. Total retreat, but nowhere to retreat to…
WHAT IS BLACK’S DECISIVE PLAY?
From the Continental taking place right now in Bolívia. White’s opening has not gone well and his position has no harmony, not to talk about development.
BLACK TO PLAY AND WIN!————————————SOLUTIONS:
Hou, Yifan–Ushenina, Anna: 32…Rxf1+ wins immediately
Sarkar, Justin–Granda ,J: 21.Nxe3 Rxf2 22.Qc3 ( 22.Kxf2 Qh4+ ) Qh4 23.Kd1 Rcf8 24.Ng4 Rxf1+ 25.Kc2 Rxh1 26.Rxh1 Bg7 0-1