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15 Matanovic-Dumpor, Novi Vecey 1986 l g4 With the idea of clearing the second rank of pawns. Already then the well known manoeuvre fibl-hl-h2+ will be decisive. 2 hxg4 The threat was 2 exf2 3 & xf2 g3+. 2 h3 3 gxh3 exf2 4 Sb7+ & f6 5 2b6+ & e5 6 Sb5+ < & d4 6 & f4 . 7 & xf2 2hl 8 < & g3 bl W 9 fixbl fixbl 10 & f4 & d5 11 h4 fifl+ 12 g5 < & e6 13 & g6 fif6+ 14 & g7 fif7+ 15 & g8 fia7 0-1 16 Van der Wiel-Hiibner, Wijk aan Zee 1987 1 fihhl ie7 2 Wh3...

Solutions to Exercises

The rook on d6 has two defenders. l iLc4 With the idea of first removing one, and then the other. 2 WxO 2 2a5 f2 3 Wxf2 Wxd6. 2 & xd5 3 Hxd5 Sxc3 The rest is a matter of straightforward technique. 4 Wf6 Wc7 5 Wf2 Wc4 6 & b2 b4+ 7 < al 2h3 8 Wfl Se3 0-1 2 Ehlvest-Kir.Georgiev, Vrsac 1987 1 Wd4 The pin allows him to win a knight. l Wd6 2 c7 Wxc7 3 WxdS etc. 3 Matanovic-D.Byrne, Vincovci 1968 1 Ab6 The d4 square is needed for the knight. l.,.Se8 2 & d4 Wa4 3 xe6 i-0 4...

Batsford Chess Book

Progressive Thinking Reciprocal Thinking Reciprocal Thinking - Logic Reciprocal Thinking - Auxiliary Idea Mental Agility - Reciprocal Thinking Chessplayers possess plenty of manuals on tactics, quite a few textbooks on strategy, and stacks of books on the opening and endgame. Yet there are hardly any publications dealing with the main thing the process of thought, the evaluation and development of the brain's reflective activity. It is to these issues that the present work is devoted. The...

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Foolish Mistakes

The kingside pawns are blocked, and there's no possibility of creating a passed pawn on the opposite wing. Does this mean it's a dead draw 1 d6 c3 2 & c6 i-aS 3 c2M & h6 4 b4 cxb4 If 4 & xb4, then 5 xb6, and the a-pawn is set in motion. 5 Lb3 Extraordinary The bishop is walled in It was soon all over. What helped Kronlack to discover his remarkable idea Logic No. Mental agility Hardly. Imagination Of course That was what led him to the thought of shutting off the bishop. But what part...