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42nd Olympiad Excitement! #1

42nd Olympiad Excitement! #1

Oct 17, 2016, 9:39 PM 0


The past few weeks I have been pouring over games from the 2016 Olympiad, held in Baku. There are THOUSANDS of games! That's the bad news. The good news: there is so much to learn Smile Even at this point, having only looked at two dozen or so, I have seen some really cool combinations and checkmates.

I will be showing some of the highlights in this series, and honestly, I cannot say how long this will take. So I will go until I'm empty. Because the top boards usually get all the attention, we'll begin with the Women's Olympiad first.

Let's sound off with a mate threat leading to a decisive win from my favie Wink


The second game is from another Bulgarian teammate taking the win by decisive fork.

I hope you enjoyed the first two games! Keep an eye out for more highlights to come.

Thank you for reading and see you OTB!

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