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chess.com daily puzzle 20220325, Rapport's Gift, white to move, Step 5

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220325, Rapport's Gift, white to move, Step 5 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 5 Key concepts: mating net, luring, mating pattern My analysis: https://youtu.be/kZxI_bt25ss Richárd Rapport (born 25 March 1996) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster. As a chess prodigy, he earned his grandmaster title at the age of 13 years, 11 months and 6 days, making him Hungary's youngest ever grandmaster.[1] He was the Hungarian Chess Champion in 2017, and is the 7th highest rated player in the world as of March 2022. If you want to see the game, check out my chess.com blog https://www.chess.com/blog/coachandy/chess-com-daily-puzzle-20220325-rapports-gift-white-to-move-step-5

chess.com daily puzzle 20220324, RHappy Birthday, Yasser, white to move, Step 3

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220324, RHappy Birthday, Yasser, white to move, Step 3 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 3 Key concepts: removing defender, X-ray protection My analysis: https://youtu.be/Ro2cYfrXYDg Yasser Seirawan (Arabic: ياسر سيروان; born March 24, 1960) is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion. He won the World Junior Chess Championship in 1979. Seirawan is also a published chess author and commentator. If you want to see the game, check out my chess.com blog https://www.chess.com/blog/coachandy/chess-com-daily-puzzle-20220324-happy-birthday-yasser-white-to-move-step-3

chess.com daily puzzle 20220323, Remembering Viktor Lvovich, white to move, Step 4

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220323, Remembering Viktor Lvovich, white to move, Step 4 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 4 Key concepts: mating net, tunnel https://youtu.be/Ro2cYfrXYDg Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi[4] (Russian: Ви́ктор Льво́вич Корчно́й, IPA: [vʲiktər lʲvovʲɪtɕ kɐrtɕˈnoj]; 23 March 1931 – 6 June 2016) was a Soviet (before 1976) and Swiss (after 1980) chess grandmaster and writer. He is considered one of the strongest players never to have become World Chess Champion.[5] Born in Leningrad, Soviet Union, Korchnoi defected to the Netherlands in 1976, and resided in Switzerland from 1978, becoming a Swiss citizen. Korchnoi played four matches, three of which were official, against GM Anatoly Karpov. In 1974, Korchnoi lost the Candidates final to Karpov. Karpov was declared World Champion in 1975 when GM Bobby Fischer declined to defend his title. Korchnoi then won two consecutive Candidates cycles to qualify for World Championship matches with Karpov in 1

chess.com daily puzzle 20220322, Smell the Flowers, black to move, Step 2

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220322, Smell the Flowers, black to move, Step 2 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 2 Key concepts: exchange, intermediate move My analysis: https://youtu.be/V5bHkZjW-xI

chess.com daily puzzle 20220321, Hanging by a Thread, white to move, Step 2

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220321, Hanging by a Thread, white to move, Step 2 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 2 Key concepts: remove defender My analysis: https://youtu.be/INWDgP0TYS4

chess.com daily puzzle 20220320, Hope Springs Eternal, white to move, Step 4

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220320, Hope Springs Eternal, white to move, Step 4 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 4 Key concepts: promotion, skewer, pin My analysis: https://youtu.be/iCzspAmQsQM

chess.com daily puzzle 20220317, Magnetic Attraction, white to move, Step 3

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220317, Magnetic Attraction, white to move, Step 3 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 3 Key concepts: luring, double check, arabian mate My analysis: https://youtu.be/6PsEDyyQ7tY

chess.com daily puzzle 20220316, Landing a Knockout, black to move, Step 3

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220316, Landing a Knockout, black to move, Step 3 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 3 Key concepts: promotion, double attack, skewer My analysis: https://youtu.be/Qi8tlZ5PWJM

chess.com daily puzzle 20220315, Cherry on Top, white to move, Step 3

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220315, Cherry on Top, white to move, Step 3 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 3 Key concepts: trapping My analysis: https://youtu.be/LpH_QMLC6V0 Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov (pronounced [vɛsɛˈlin toˈpalof]; Bulgarian: Весели́н Александров Топа́лов; born 15 March 1975) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and former FIDE World Chess Champion. Topalov became FIDE World Chess Champion by winning the FIDE World Chess Championship 2005. He lost his title in the World Chess Championship 2006 against Vladimir Kramnik. He challenged Viswanathan Anand at the World Chess Championship 2010, losing 6½–5½. He won the 2005 Chess Oscar. If you want to see the game, check out my chess.com blog https://www.chess.com/blog/coachandy/chess-com-daily-puzzle-20220315-cherry-on-top-white-to-move-step-3

chess.com daily puzzle 20220314, Sorting Out the Background Noise, white to move, Step 3

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220314, Sorting Out the Background Noise, white to move, Step 3 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 3 Key concepts: trapping My analysis: https://youtu.be/mSbGOA5MZlI

chess.com daily puzzle 20220312, Celebrating Sultan Khan's Birthday, black to move, Step 4

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220312, Celebrating Sultan Khan's Birthday, black to move, Step 4 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 4 Key concepts: mating net, weakest square (line) My analysis: https://youtu.be/NMzdEG5KbiM Mian Sultan Khan (Punjabi and Urdu: میاں سلطان خان, 1903 – 25 April 1966) was a famous South Asian chess player[1][2][3], and later a citizen of Pakistan, who is thought to have been the strongest chess master of his time from Asia. The son of a Muslim landlord and preacher, he travelled with Colonel Nawab Sir Umar Hayat Khan (Sir Umar), to Britain, where he took the chess world by storm. In an international chess career of less than five years (1929–33), he won the British Championship three times in four tries (1929, 1932, 1933), and had tournament and match results that placed him among the top ten players in the world. Sir Umar then brought him back to his homeland, where he gave up chess and returned to cultivate his ancestral farmlands

Daily Briefing 20220311

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220311, Fier on Board, white to move, Step 4

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220311, Fier on Board, white to move, Step 4 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 4 Key concepts: luring, double rook sacrifice My analysis: https://youtu.be/v7IdsRrcxLc Alexandr Hilário Takeda Sakai dos Santos Fier (born 11 March 1988) is a Brazilian chess grandmaster. He competed in the FIDE World Cup in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017. The game in 2018 Olympiad. If you want to see the game, check out my chess.com blog https://www.chess.com/blog/coachandy/chess-com-daily-puzzle-20220311-fier-on-board-white-to-move-step-4

Daily Briefing 20220310

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220310, Battering Ram, white to move, Step 4

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chess.com daily puzzle 20220310, Battering Ram, white to move, Step 4 #dailypuzzle #chesstactics #chesssteps Difficulty level: Step 4 Key concepts: promotion My analysis: https://youtu.be/xDVIfEmlN5o