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Can You Calculate Like Five-Time U.S. Champion Gata Kamsky?

Can You Calculate Like Five-Time U.S. Champion Gata Kamsky?

USChessFederation
Mar 14, 2016, 7:36 PM 2
GM Gata Kamsky, Photo Alexandre Feyrin

Last month, Gata Kamsky became the only American in history to win the Cappelle la Grande Open, going undefeated the entire event and claiming clear first. 

Test your tactical skills with these puzzles from his journey to victory.

Tactic #1

Hint: “Modern chess is too much concerned with things like pawn structure. Forget it. Checkmate ends the game.”

-Grandmaster Nigel Short

Tactic #2

Hint: “No price is too great for the scalp of the enemy king.”

-Alexander Koblentz


Try out tactics #3 and #4 at US Chess News: Can You Calculate Like Five-Time U.S. Champion Gata Kamsky? 

 


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