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Tactics Tuesday

This one is rated 2033 by chess.com. Black to move and win either some advantage or checkmate, in one or a few moves. Good luck. Answer below in clear text, highlight to read.

I haven’t done tactics in a long time. Took me 2 minutes and 50 seconds, but I got the right answer. Maybe I’m not as rusty as I think I am.

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…g6 / Qf4 Nxc5/ bxc5 Qxb1

ECC wants you!!!

ecc we want you

Etobicoke Chess Club wants you to take part in our first ever CFC tournament!

Take part in the inaugural tournament and you will be one step closer to mastering the game!

Not only will you have accomplished something amazing, but you will be the first of many to see that Jeremy, can indeed, run a successful, fun tournament!

If nothing else, you will get snacks and tea/ coffee provided so you have no excuse!

This is sure to be quite the dance!

Join the Foxtrot and let’s make history!!

You can sign up here:

https://etobicokechessclub.wordpress.com/alpha-foxtrot-cfc-august-25th-26th/

Welcome to opening theory….The first steps to mastering the game.

Have you ever needed a great resource on opening theory? Ever wanted to gain an advantage right from move one? Well have I got the answer for you!

 

This playlist gives an amazing break down on most openings from the ever popular Ruy Lopez to the more interesting Nimzo-Indian defense.

This playlist should allow you to improve your chess from the very first move!

Good luck!