Light squares, dark squares

by Oliver Reeh
7/31/2020 – Refuting White's 27.Rxf5 in the diagram position may take time, which Black in this (rapid) game simply didn't have and failed. Not pressed by the clock, can you do better?

Strike like the world champions Strike like the world champions

88 times, IM Oliver Reeh leads you step by step through the most brillant game conclusions of the world champions - in interactive Fritztrainer format, enabling you to enter the winning moves yourself.


A parade example

Taken from "Attacking with major pieces and different coloured bishops", Mihail Marin, Strategy CBM195.


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Oliver Reeh is an International Master, lives in Hamburg, and plays for the "Hamburger Schachklub" in the "Bundesliga". He is a long-time member of the ChessBase team, and regularly entertains and educates readers with his tactic column in the ChessBase Magazine. He is also co-author of the popular DVDs on Bobby Fischer, Mihhail Tal, Alexander Alekhine, and José Raul Capablanca appearing in the ChessBase Master Class Series.
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sudan_warrior sudan_warrior 8/3/2020 05:05
Dear Howard, this is a simple and clear tactic, it doesnt need a computer..
sudan_warrior sudan_warrior 8/3/2020 05:04
interesting !
HowardGutman HowardGutman 8/3/2020 03:00
It's nicely done, but would a grandmaster find this even in a slow game. Here's where computers shine, since visualization several moves ahead presents no problem.