40 Lessons for the Club Player: A Proven Course in All by Aleksander Kostyev

By Aleksander Kostyev

A coaching direction which covers all features of chess utilizing Russian instructing tools. this article concentrates at the demanding situations of functional play. it truly is compatible for the membership and/or match participant who has reached a definite usual and needs to enhance his or her online game.

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Shinkman 82 Q, American Chess World April, 1902 William A. Shinkman V Wiener Schachzeitung October, 1905 W h i t e mates in t w o moves W h i t e mates in f o u r moves 83 William A. Shinkman St. Louis Globe Democrat 1903 W h i t e self-mates in three moves 84 William A. Shinkman Deutsche Schachzeitung February, 1907 W h i t e mates in f o u r moves William A. Shinkman 85 William A. Shinkman Bauernumwandlungaufgaben 1907 W h i t e mates in f o u r moves 87 William A. Shinkman American Chess Bulletin October, 1910 W h i t e mates in t w o moves 88 William A.

6 5 h e w a n d e r s t o w a r d his d o o m . N o . 66 is the f a m o u s S h i n k m a n - C a r p e n t e r coincidence. A p r o b l e m b y C a r p e n t e r w a s p u b l i s h e d i n t h e O c t o b e r 20, 1877, issue of t h e Detroit Free Press i d e n t i c a l in s e t t i n g w i t h N o . 66, except for an unnecessary black p a w n on e7 in C a r p e n t e r ' s p r o b l e m . Such coincidences, or anticipations, were not so comm o n o r n o t e d i n t h o s e d a y s a s t h e y h a v e b e e n l a t e r a n d s o this coincidental appearance attracted an unusual a m o u n t of attention.

19 1 Pa8(B) K f 8 ; 2 P b 8 ( Q ) ck, K f 7 ; 3 Bd5 Ke8; 2 Ke6 Kg8; 2 Kg6 N o . 20 1 BxP threat 2 BxP threat 3 Q c 8 ck, Q x Q ; 4 B x Q Q x B ck; 3 K x Q PxB dis ck; 2 Pb7, Q e 6 ; 3 Q c 8 Q c 5 ; 2 Qe8, Q c 6 ; 3 QxQ. Q c 2 ; 2 Be2, Q x B ; 3 Q c 8 ck 14° Chess Problem. Gems N o . 21 1 Q f l , Ph6, h 5 ; 2 Q b l threat Q h 7 Pg6; 3 Q x B Bb2; 2 Q b l Bc3, d 4 ; 2 Q d 3 Be5, f 6 ; 2 Q f 5 P g 3 ; 2 Sg6 ck, P x S ; 3 Q h 3 N o . 22 1 Pe8(S) ck, K f 8 ; 2 Pd8(S), a n y ; 3 Sg6 K h 6 ; 2 Pd8(S), S a n y ; 3 Sd8-f7 KxSh8, 2 Pd8(S), S any; 3 Sf7 N o .

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