Today’s 5-second tactics!
“Time is the clarity for seeing right and wrong.”
wgm Foisor, Cristina-Adela
14th Mediterranean Flower WGM Rijeka CRO; 2014.3.2 Position before Black’s 15th move. Something doesn’t feel quite right about White’s development…perhaps it is too many pawn and Knight moves. Especially, the weakness on c3 is unnecessary. Meanwhile, Black’s opening has been efficient and quick…
BLACK TO PLAY AND WIN!
gm Ernst, Sipke
wgm L’Ami, Alina
6th Batavia GM Amsterdam NED 2014.2.27 A fascinating struggle earlier in the middlegame, the entire game I will analyze later this week. But now it is time to bring down the curtains…
BLACK TO PLAY AND MATE IN 3 MOVES!
14th Mediterranean Flower WGM Rijeka CRO; 2014.3.2 Ljikar, Tamara–Foisor, Cristina-Adela: 15… Nxf3! 16.Ndxf3 Nxe4 The point. After 17.NxN BxN with too many threats to parry. 17.Qg2 Qc7 (Perhaps 17…Nc3+ is even stronger!) 0-1 White is helpless.
6th Batavia GM Amsterdam NED 2014.2.27 L’Ami, Alina–Ernst, Sipke: 26…Qxf1+ 27.Kxf1 Bh3+ 28.Kg1 Re1# 0-1