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tratra
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   tratra has kibitzed 43 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-30-10 Portisch vs Lengyel, 1964 (replies)
 
tratra: Black to play Portisch vs L Lengyel Insane 52...Qg4+!!! Very easy to spot! If Black takes, its stalemate. A.) 53. Kf6 Qd6+ 54. Kg5 (54. Kxf6 stalemate!) Qg4+!! B.) 53. Kh6 Qh4+ 54. Qh5 Qf6+ 55. Qg6 Qh4+ and it is perpetual check! This is very easy!
 
   May-19-10 Pulvermacher vs Capablanca, 1907 (replies)
 
tratra: Black to play Pulvermacher vs Capablanca Medium/Easy 9...Nxe5 10. dxe5 or 10. dxc5 all lose since: a. 10. dxe5 Nxe4 threatening mate on f2 and capturing the Bishop on g5 or h4. If 11. Qxe4 Qd1#. b. 10. dxc5 Nd3+ 11. Kd2 Nxc5+ and White's queen falls. time to check!
 
   May-07-10 V L Wahltuch vs Capablanca, 1922 (replies)
 
tratra: Very instructive indeed!
 
   May-06-10 D Gurevich vs J G Nicholson, 1985 (replies)
 
tratra: 20. Bxg7!? Kxg7 21. Nh5+ (Kg6 20. Nef4+ Kf7 21. Qe5) Kf7 22. Qh6 retaining the initiative
 
   May-06-10 A Nokso-Koivisto vs E Fernandez Aguado, 1989
 
tratra: 35...Qg2+ 36. Qxg2 Bxg2 37. Kxg2 Rd2+ 38. Kf3 Rxb2 39. Nd4 Bc5 seems to be simpler.
 
   May-06-10 Beliavsky vs Adams, 1989 (replies)
 
tratra: A probable reason why Beliavsky chose 37. Rg3+ is because psychologically, the worst thing possible that can happen to him is having a draw by perpetual check. But, after 37...Kh5 38. Rh3+ Kg4 Beliavsky spotted 39. Rxh6 and assured himself of the win. A transposition of 37. Rxh6. He ...
 
   May-05-10 Najdorf vs D Byrne, 1962 (replies)
 
tratra: Black to play Najdorf vs D Byrne Easy 91...Qe7+! 92. Qxe7 Nxd5+ forking and it is very easy for black to win time to check!
 
   May-04-10 Gavrikov vs Gelfand, 1995 (replies)
 
tratra: Black to play Gavrikov vs Gelfand Easy 31...Ne1 32. Qf4 e5!
 
   May-03-10 Kramnik vs Vescovi, 1991
 
tratra: Why not 14...Qxb2?
 
   May-03-10 O Sarapu vs Z Frankel, 1962 (replies)
 
tratra: White to play O Sarapu vs Z Frankel "Very Easy" 29. Qxh5! and black should resign Saw it in less than a second! If 29..gxh5 30. Bh7# or any legal move and the queen goes to h7 to deliver mate.
 
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