Saturday, November 26, 2011

The Brilliance of Samuel Reshevsky

This position is why chess is a fascinating game.

Sammy has White against Armaldo Vasconcellos in a US Open game in 1944.

Three of Sammy’s remaining four pieces are “en prise” (under attack). Unimportant, as Sammy has a forced win in seven moves!

Find it.

The solution is on page 51 of the November 2011 Chess Life or contact Mike on email at lcchess at

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