Chess.com's Weekly Study: October 2nd 2016

DailyFun
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. Gulyaev, 1948

Enjoy!

n9531l

A rather shocking start for White, but the only one that works.

SethA5

how to stalemate

n9531l

No stalemates to be found in this study.

TheReal6hess

interesting, very interesting start indeed

foofooes
dailypuzzle wrote:
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. Gulyaev, 1948

Enjoy!

 

nyku13

Really good endgame study. I had some trouble with the 8th move.

foofooes
dailypuzzle wrote:
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. Gulyaev, 1948

Enjoy!

 

foofooes
foofooes

That is a weird game

n9531l

Not as weird as comments #6 and #8.