Today’s winning 5-second tactics
Winning with style and elegance!
“A thing of beauty is a joy forever” – John Keats (1795 – 1821)
What follows is all from games played at the Asian Continental Championships (male and female) taking place as I write in Chengdu, China. Divided into two events (Open and Women) these 9-round championships serve as qualifiers for FIDE’s upcoming World Championships.
Readers might be interested in my May 14 article on this same event. The official Chinese website has plenty of photos here, where I found the above photo of the lovely 23-year old , who is leading the women’s tournament with 6 points from 7 games.
Some 5-second tactics!
The pgn of the above examples can be downloaded here.
“Politeness is the first thing people lose once they get power.”