Master Moves #10

4/14/2011 – All the deepest plans or endgame technique are useless if you fall victim to a shot that leaves you in a lost position. Likewise, sometimes that superior play will only offer a single window of opportunity to deliver that final blow, so it is vital to be ready for it when it does. In this edition all the positions are from the 2011 Chinese Championship and the 1st Mangini Memorial. Burn some neurons.

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Master Moves #10

All the deepest plans or endgame technique are useless if you fall victim to a shot that leaves you in a lost position. Likewise, sometimes that superior play will only offer a single window of opportunity to deliver that final blow, so it is vital to be ready for it when it does.

All the positions below are from the 2011 Chinese Championship and ther 1st Mangini Memorial.

Position 1








White to play and win.

Position 2








Black to play and win.

Position 3








Black to play and win.

Position 4








White to play and win.

Position 5








White to play and win.

Position 6








White to play and win.

Position 7








Black to play and win.

Position 8








White to play and win.

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