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lunedì 13 giugno 2011

The New in Chess-Huffington Post Chess Puzzle Contest

Lubomir Kavalek
Lubomir Kavalek The Huffington Post, 06/ 6/11

The New in Chess-Huffington Post Chess Puzzle Contest


Today's contest is done in cooperation with New In Chess. It consists of three parts: a trivia question, a chess study and a chess problem. Try to solve all three puzzles and you may win one-year subscription to the excellent New In Chess magazine.

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There is also a bonus puzzle that may improve your chances of being among the three winners. You will have until June 21 to e-mail your solution to:
nic.huffpost@newinchess.com


We will publish the correct solutions and the winners after June 25.

TRIVIA

He predicted the opponent and the outcome with these words: "It will by Short and it will be short." He also likes the movies Casablanca, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and The Godfather. Who is this grandmaster?

STUDY


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White plays and wins


PROBLEM


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White plays and mates in three moves


BONUS PUZZLE
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White plays and can force a win. Can you find how?


New In Chess is the premier chess magazine in the world. Subscribers in 97 countries receive 8 issues a year with more than 850 pages of chess delight: on-site tournament reports from all over the world, annotations by top grandmasters such as the world champion Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura (and dozens of others), in-depth interviews, opening surprises, personal essays, full color pictures, honest book and dvd reviews, juicy gossip and Garry Kasparov's exclusive column.

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