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Tactics / Daily Puzzles
Compiled by LIFE Master AJ
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This is a game collection for notable combinations (and great moves) in the "Puzzle of The Day." Enjoy!

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A fine finish by Anand, he wraps up in style.
Anand vs Morovic Fernandez, 1990 
(B32) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

More tactics to sharpen up on.
B Ivanovic vs G Ginsburg, 2003 
(B95) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6, 33 moves, 1-0

GM Evgeni Sveshnikov plays a complex endgame.
Kholmov vs Sveshnikov, 1999 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 50 moves, 0-1

D. Fridman plays a scorcher!!! (18. ?)
Fridman vs Kurajica, 2005 
(A13) English, 33 moves, 1-0

More zingers ... and other good stuff.
A Misetane Burjan vs K Albert, 1992 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 31 moves, 0-1

Korchnoi's mysterious Rook move!
Averbakh vs Korchnoi, 1965 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 39 moves, 0-1

A super combo by L.L.L.L.L. Ljubojevich
Larsen vs Ljubojevic, 1975 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 27 moves, 0-1

Insane tactics from a Sunday problem.
T Wedberg vs G Sigurjonsson, 1979 
(B98) Sicilian, Najdorf, 37 moves, 1-0

(20. '?') Brilliant tactics + King pursuit.
Knaak vs J C Fernandez Gonzalez, 1978 
(E81) King's Indian, Samisch, 28 moves, 1-0

Clearance and line opening are the keys.
Vescovi vs M Bezold, 1997 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

A common tactic - White loses the Queen.
NN vs R Vassilev, 2009 
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 6 moves, 0-1

Utilizing the pin on g2. [Black to move, 31...?]
B Esen vs Vitiugov, 2010 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 33 moves, 0-1

What to do? [White to play. (15. '?')]
C Van Tilbury vs D K Johansen, 2002 
(A54) Old Indian, Ukrainian Variation, 4.Nf3, 28 moves, 1-0

White to move, 16. '?' A puzzle of rare beauty & complexity.
F Peralta vs R Reinaldo Castineira, 2008 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

Nak Wins!!! Wed. / March 30th, 2011.[Black to play, 36... ?]
Sagalchik vs Nakamura, 2003 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 37 moves, 0-1

Black to move, 20 ...? (Interference.)
K Haznedaroglu vs J Isaev, 2010 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 22 moves, 0-1

Vidmar shows great stuff in this win over Euwe!!! (TACTICS!)
Vidmar vs Euwe, 1929 
(A48) King's Indian, 37 moves, 1-0

Black wins a nice attack. (Pirc)
H Stevic vs Smirin, 2008 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 24 moves, 0-1

Kasimdzhanov plays forceful chess. (19 ... '?')
Yagupov vs Kasimdzhanov, 1998 
(B06) Robatsch, 21 moves, 0-1

POTD / Sunday; 10 March, 2013 (BTM; 27... '?')
Minic vs Fischer, 1970 
(B99) Sicilian, Najdorf, 7...Be7 Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

Wednesday; October 2nd, 2013.
Keene vs K Bowyer, 1963 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 23 moves, 1-0

Thursday; October 24th, 2013: "White to move," 21. '?'
Rubinstein vs M Hirschbein, 1927 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

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