10 Exercises from the FIDE Grand Prix #6



Hello Friends! Every week I select 10 positions ranging from easy to difficult across various themes like tactics, strategy, endgame, defence, etc. for you guys to solve and enjoy. Today I have selected 10 positions from the FIDE Grand Prix Leg 1, which was held in Berlin. Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura won the event!

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  1. Find the move that forced Vincent to resign in this position. White to play:


2. Black just captured our Pawn on g5. Can you find the best move for White?


3. White's Knight is under attack. Where will you move the Knight?


4. White to play, find the best continuation.


5. Black's Pawn structure is ruined and on top of that White's Pieces are active. Can you find a way for Black to create counterplay?


6. Black's Pawn structure is ruined and on top of that White's Pieces are active. Can you find a way for Black to create counterplay?


7. White just offered a trade of Queens. Find the best way for Black to continue.


8. The position looks complex, can you find the best move for White?


9. What is the best way for Black to continue?


10. White to play, find the best continuation.


Bonus Exercise- Find the best way for Black to continue.


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