It's Not Dyslexic Being Easy

It's Not Dyslexic Being Easy

Jul 26, 2016, 3:54 PM |





The July Quick (6SS, G/24;d/5, Quick-rated, prizes, entry $10) continues tonight at the Colorado Springs Chess Club!  You can still join for the 2nd half.




This week's position comes from my list of upsets.  It is white to move.




2015 April IHOP Quick II






See the diagram and answer here:



It's Not Dyslexic Being Easy




[Event "IHOP Quick"]


[Site ""]


[Date "2015.04.17"]


[Round "4.2"]


[White "Anderson, Paul"]


[Black "Andersen, Gunnar"]


[Result "1-0"]


[ECO "A26"]


[WhiteElo "1926"]


[BlackElo "2040"]


[PlyCount "63"]


[EventDate "2015.04.17"]


[TimeControl "1440"]




1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 f5


6. d3 d6 7. O-O Nf6 8. e4 fxe4 9. Nxe4 Nxe4 10. dxe4 O-O 11. Ne1 Be6 12. b3 Qd7


13. Nc2 a5 14. Be3 Bh3 15. Qd2 Rf7 16. Rad1 Raf8 17. f3 a4 18. c5 axb3 19. axb3


Bxg2 20. Kxg2 Qe6 21. Qd5 Qxd5 22. Rxd5 Rd8 23. cxd6 cxd6 24. Rfd1 Bf8 25. b4


Rfd7 26. Bb6 Rc8 27. R1d2 Ne7 28. R5d3 Rc6 29. Bf2 Rc4 30. b5 Nc8 31. Ne3 Rb4


32. Nd5 1-0




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