10 Exercises from the Reykjavik Open #13



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 puzzles from the ongoing Reykjavik Open- one of the biggest open chess events around the world! After 5 rounds, Polish GM Jarmula Lukasz is in sole lead with 4.5 points.


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Here are this week's 10 exercises for you -


1. Black just played ...c5- why is that a mistake? White to play.


2. Black to play, find the best continuation.


3. . Black has their position in shambles- White to play, what's the Quickest way to win?


4. White has 2 queens, Black has a big attack. Black to play and win.


5. Black to play, find the best continuation.


6. White to play, find the best continuation.


7. Black to play, find the right plan.


8. White just played h4- why is this a fatal mistake? Black to play.


9. Black to play, find the best continuation.


10. White to play, how to win this position?


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