Best lessons of a chess coach by Sunil Weeramantry

By Sunil Weeramantry

An cutting edge publication on game-winning process for avid gamers on the intermediate level--from a grasp chess trainer. each fact approximately chess needs to be coached in context, and the book's interactive teacher-student discussion does simply that. Weeramantry teaches how one can imagine in the course of a chess online game. three hundred diagrams.

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And the White pawn Queens. D-28 1. Nd5-c7 + Ka8-b8 2. Nc7-a6 + Kb8-a8 3. Na6-c7 + Drawn by perpetual check. If Black gives up his Queen for the Knight, it’s still a draw. D-29 1. Rb1-b8 + ! Ka8-a7 If the King takes the Rook, it’s stalemate. 2. Rb8-b7! + Ka7-a6 3. Rb7-b6 + The desperado Rook keeps offering itself as a sacrifice. The game is a draw. D-30 1. Bb3-c4 + Or else the White pawn will Queen. 2. Kf1-f2 Stalemate II. Exercises You can easily check your answers to the board study questions by looking at a chessboard.

Nh4-g6 + h7xg6 3. Qd5-h1 + Kh8-g8 4. Qh1-d5 + Perpetual check. 43 Lipnizky (Master)–Boleslavsky (Grandmaster) Moscow 1950 White to play and draw 1. Re6-d6 Kf7-e7 2. Rd6-e6 + Ke7-f7 3. Re6-d6 Kf7-e7 4. Rd6-e6 + Ke7-f7 5. Re6-d6 Drawn by three-time repetition of position. 44 D. Ulyanov White to play and mate in 3 moves 1. Bb1-a2 d6-d5 2. d2-d4! c4xd3 (en passant) 3. Ba2xd5#. Checkmate. Lesson Two A. Check Lesson 1 homework (if necessary). B. Review Questions: 1. What is the most powerful move in a chess game?

7. f2. 8. e4. D-45. 1. Ne6-f4 +. D-46. White is in the middle of castling short. He has made half the move (King to g1) and by completing the move (by jumping the Rook from h1 over to f1) he will checkmate Black. The whole move is 1. 0-0#. C. Abbreviated Notation Beginners usually record their games using the “full” algebraic notation, where the square on which a man stands before making a move is first indicated and then the square on which it stands after completing its move. As players become more experienced, however, they often switch over to the “abbreviated” notation, where the square from which a man starts out is omitted and only the square on which it lands is indicated.

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