Chess.com's Weekly Study: December 4th 2016

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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.

Y. Makletsov, 1940

Enjoy! 

Arisktotle

You can solve this one by the process of elimination but in the end you have to see the mate!

inf123

its so hard

ITheOnlyME

Does this still count as a study? It starts with a check.

SmileyShiuo

first page again after a long time ...... cheers :]  :{D

TronnyYT
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TronnyYT

first page after 23 days xD ez

VinylChessBoard
Why couldnt black capture on b6 after white does Nb6+ ?
Arisktotle
VinylChessBoard wrote:
Why couldnt black capture on b6 after white does Nb6+ ?

Simplest is 2. Rd4+ Kb5 3. Kb2 wins the pawn.

superkarthick

its a very nice and interesting sum