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Friday's Chess Tactics

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Written by Administrator   
Friday, 02 May 2014
By GM Kevin Spraggett, Canada.
Best FIDE rating: 2633
Kevin's blog (parental advisory)

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The examples below are all taken from the recently completed Coimbra International Open. Good luck! Solutions later.

IM  Butkiewicz, Luk

Pinho, Paulo




IM  Butkiewicz,Luk



FM  Silva, Luis 


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1. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 01:48 10 2014 .
From top diagram to bottom: 
A.Pinho, Paulo vs Butkiewicz, Luk 
1. ... Ba4 2.b3 RxB 3.RxR Bb5 4.Re1 Nh5 5.Qd2 Bc3 6.NxB bxN 7.Qc1 RxR 
8.RxR Qe6 9.Qd1 QxR+ 10.QxQ c2 
11.QxB c1=Q+ 12.Ke2 axQ 13.d7 Qc2+ 14.Ke3 Qc3+ 15.Ke2 Nf4+ 
16.BxN Qd4 and Pawn d7 falls. 
B.Butkiewicz, Luk vs Pais, Bruno 
1.Bh6 gxB 2.Rxf7 RxR 3.Qg8# 
C.Silva, Luis vs Ferreira, Luis 
1.f7+ Kh7 2.Bxh5 QxQ 3.Bg6#

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