By John Nunn
For all chess-players, from newcomers to global champions, from young children to seniors, providing checkmate is the best thrill the sport has to supply. the power to identify checkmates is a crucial ability - and this easy-to-use booklet indicates you the way it's performed. With the aid of Grandmaster John Nunn, you can be able to surprise your subsequent opponent with a dangerous checkmate, no matter if in a faculty fit, a membership event - or perhaps a championship game!By focusing solely on positions from genuine video games, starting from junior occasions to grandmaster encounters, Nunn guarantees that the associates featured are these which come up frequently in actual lifestyles. He additionally highlights subject matters and concepts which are usually overlooked in perform. whereas fixing those puzzles, your all-important 'mental library' of styles will develop, resulting in a right away bring up on your taking part in strength.All 1001 puzzle positions were conscientiously checked, and are graded by means of topic and trouble. issues are provided for locating the checkmate, so that you can degree your ability. lots of the puzzles are compatible for amateur and junior gamers. The final bankruptcy demanding situations you with 'extreme checkmates', yet don't fret: you will be prepared for them!
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178) Sultimov - V. ctJe3# and if 3 l:tel , then 3 ... ctJd2#. f2#. 179) Aronian - J. Polgar Mosco w(blitz) 2009 1... 'it>e2! 0-1 1001 DEADLY CHECKMATES 64 Polgar's continuation is the only clear win for Black. Mate is forced after 2 d8'ti' 'iff3+ 3 'it>g I 'ii'f l#. e4#. T. Struik- M. d5+ 'it>f8 2 l:tf6# 189) Ha. Metz- C. 'it>h6 3 g5#. 181) An. Filippov - A. Eminov Agzamov Memorial, Tashkent 2008 1 l:th4+! 1-0 l ... gxh4 2 g4#. 182) Maevsky- Korennoi St Petersburg Club Ch 2008 1 'ifxf8+ 'it>h7 2 'ifh8+!
R. lbrahimov- N. h4# 165) Feltan- Bajramovic Zupan ja 2008 l. 'i'ie1+ 0-1 174) •. P. Welz- A. l:tf2+ 2 'it>g4 l:te4# 167) Chelushkina - E. Cosma Belgrade (Women) 2009 1 l:txc8+ 1-0 2 'it>h2 g3 + 3 fxg3 hxg3#. Udeshi - E. Hossain Ne wDelhi 2008 l. 'ii'g3#. xc6#. 176) 168) Kotronias - Vallejo Pons European Ch , Bud va 2009 1 l:th7+! 'it>e6/f6 2 l:td6#. 'it>xh7 2 ctJf6 + 'it>h8 3 l:tg8#. 177) 169) D. Fridman- Y. Jli'f6+! 2 'it>xh5 'i'if5#. The game actually finished l. 'fig7+?? 2 'it>xh5?? (2 'it>f5 !
Xf7 3 �e8#. T. Forster- B. 'ii'xh2+! th2+ 4 'iti>h l �xfl#. Frih - Calas French Team Ch 200314 1 'ii'xf7+! trs 3 �xf8# 125) 126) Kharashuta-Ali. xf8# both lead to a back-rank mate. 127) Ja. Szabo-An. e8#. 132) Lupulescu-L. rs 2 �f6+! t-o Mate follows after 2 ... 'iti>g8 3 'ii'g7#. 133) Y. Demina - Yul. Yakovich Eu ropean Women 's Ch , St Petersburg 2009 1 'ii'xd5+! 'ii'xd5 are both met by 2 �c8+ and mate next move. 2 'ii'xdS+! 1-0 Giri- R. Picard Russum 2009 1 'ii'xf7+! lt:Jxd8 3 �e8#. e6+ 'iti>h8 4 �xf8#.