1001 Deadly Checkmates by John Nunn

By John Nunn

For all chess-players, from novices to international champions, from childrens to seniors, offering checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to supply. the power to identify checkmates is a crucial ability - and this easy-to-use e-book indicates you ways it truly is performed. With the aid of Grandmaster John Nunn, you'll be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a dangerous checkmate, no matter if in a college fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!By focusing solely on positions from genuine video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the pals featured are these which come up often in genuine lifestyles. He additionally highlights topics and ideas which are usually overlooked in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in an instantaneous bring up on your enjoying strength.All 1001 puzzle positions were rigorously checked, and are graded by way of subject matter and trouble. issues are presented for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. lots of the puzzles are compatible for amateur and junior gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't be concerned: you will be prepared for them!

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Sokolowski - Pi. Staniszewski Koszalin 2008 l.. :txfl +! :td1# Loginov- P. Wells Budapest 1994 l.. 'ii'xf3+! c 1 + and mate next move. 2 tLlh3# 2 ... tLle2# are just as good. • 102) J. Mohammad- Jam. Vxf8+! e8#. 103) Keprt- Holeksa Czech Team Ch 2005/6 1 'ii'xg8+! :te8#. Barletta- Gioseffi Sain t Vin cen t2008 1 11i'xg8+! 1-0 97) 1 ... :te8#. 104) Rabovszky- K. Kalmar Agg telek 2002 1 �e5+! 1-0 1001 DEADLY CHECKMATES 42 It's mate after l ... l:tf8#. l:tg8+! 1-0 105) ••. Ulianin - Rakhmanov St Petersburg 2009 "ikd4+!

Xf8# both lead to a back-rank mate. 127) Ja. Szabo-An. e8#. 132) Lupulescu-L. rs 2 �f6+! t-o Mate follows after 2 ... 'iti>g8 3 'ii'g7#. 133) Y. Demina - Yul. Yakovich Eu ropean Women 's Ch , St Petersburg 2009 1 'ii'xd5+! 'ii'xd5 are both met by 2 �c8+ and mate next move. 2 'ii'xdS+! 1-0 Giri- R. Picard Russum 2009 1 'ii'xf7+! lt:Jxd8 3 �e8#. e6+ 'iti>h8 4 �xf8#. a 3 leads to mate in a few moves. 3 �xf8+! 'iti>xf8 4 �h8#. 134) E. Andreev-Aleskerov Cherepovets 2005 1 1\VcS+ i.. bS 2 1\VxbS+! c8#.

F2#. 179) Aronian - J. Polgar Mosco w(blitz) 2009 1... 'it>e2! 0-1 1001 DEADLY CHECKMATES 64 Polgar's continuation is the only clear win for Black. Mate is forced after 2 d8'ti' 'iff3+ 3 'it>g I 'ii'f l#. e4#. T. Struik- M. d5+ 'it>f8 2 l:tf6# 189) Ha. Metz- C. 'it>h6 3 g5#. 181) An. Filippov - A. Eminov Agzamov Memorial, Tashkent 2008 1 l:th4+! 1-0 l ... gxh4 2 g4#. 182) Maevsky- Korennoi St Petersburg Club Ch 2008 1 'ifxf8+ 'it>h7 2 'ifh8+! 'it>xg6 3 �g8#. A. Cabrera- E. Solis Costa Rican Ch , Moravia 2008 1 'ife6+ 'it>e4 2 'ti'g6# Sikanjic - Cucancic C roatia Cup, Sibenik 2008 l.

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