Chess.com's Weekly Study: December 11th 2016

DailyFun

We will be posting a Weekly Study, courtesy of Yochanan Afek, Grandmaster for composing endgame studies. These challenging positions are designed to stimulate (and improve upon!) your creativity, depth of calculation, pattern recognition and pure imagination.

V. Korolkov, 1976

Enjoy! 

Jding735

Cool, more puzzles

Luka_Fon

Nice

Arisktotle

Surprising that the white rook remains in the vicinity of the black forces when you expect it to move to a safe place! For the rest, it is about finding the checkmate pattern. Helps having seen it before!

SmileyShiuo

Nice

 

uselogictoRAR

excellent

 

uselogictoRAR

I would have not figured it out with out the Bf1 move