Winning a won position...

PeterDoggers
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... is known as one of the most difficult things in chess. Which is kind of a paradox, because when a position is already winning, the winning method shouldn't be the problem anymore? But so often we think that such a position wins by itself, and suddenly we see that the opponent found some nasty counterplay. One thing I learnt is that, in a winning position, you shouldn't stop calculating! Try to find the quickest way to win by just calculating accurately. All this is very relevant to the fantastic manoeuvre David Eggleston and I found in his fifth round game of the current First Saturday IM tournament in Budapest.

By the way I'd like to mention that in the gameviewer below you can click on every move after which the position belonging to that move will be seen on the chessboard. You can also watch it in a separate window.



Perhaps Yochanan Afek can turn this one into an endgame study. ;-)
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