The Endgame Magic Christmas Calendar - Door 17

by Arne Kaehler
12/17/2021 – In yesterday's door it was a matter of finding Anand's move. g5+! Queen and knight do the rest, as they are stronger here than queen and bishop. Today, the king has four moves to choose from. A tricky puzzle, and a clever idea.

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Endgame Magic Christmas Calendar

Door 17

Open 24 Calendar doors, where you simply have to answer the endgame riddle correctly. Some puzzles are very straightforward, and others require a bit more research.

If you guess correct, you can automatically take part in a Christmas surprise package raffle, with other many valuable prizes.

The full solution for door 16, and the newest riddle are in the video below:

 

Click here to make a guess!

And write the answer like this - e.g.: A, B, C or D

Please also add your own full name, e-mail, and in which country you currently live in.

Kindly understand, that you can only give an answer until the NEXT day 12:00 CET.

All winners will be informed on the 27th of December by email, and on the ChessBase news site.

The more Endgame Magic riddles you can solve correctly every day, the higher the chances are to win bigger prizes in the end.

We highly recommend to always check Karsten Mueller's Endgame Training, in our ChessBase video section:

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Arne Kaehler, a creative thinker who is passionate about board games in general was born in Hamburg and learned how to play chess at a very young age. Through teaching chess to youth teams and creating chess content on YouTube, Arne was able to extend this passion onto others and has even made an online chess course for anyone who wants to learn how to play this game. Currently, Arne blogs for the English news page of ChessBase and focuses on creating promotional and entertaining articles.
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