Chess.com's Weekly Study: July 17th 2016

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Hello Chess.com!

Starting with 2016, 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.

A. Manvelyan, 1985

Enjoy!

macer75

Second!

C-C-Coalback

This isn't daily puzzle guys!

Also, very good puzzle, I didn't get it though.:(

Arisktotle

Wonderful endgame! I stopped adding up the number of (knight) forks appearing in all the variations but I bet they outnumber those in queen Elizabeths tableware.

n9531l

Here's another prize-winning study by the same composer.

White to play and win

Arisktotle

@n9531l: Another beauty! There are some interesting lines after 7. ... Rd1 8. Nd3! but white wins all the same.

RassaBossi

 yea that is very ununderstandable

 

 

RassaBossi

that is mi an honor to bee number 2 and 3 woop woop