[video] Chess Study #1: Jindrich Fritz, 1965

Hi all,

I have decided to start a new series on chess studies.
Chess studies are an excellent way to train your thinking, visualization and calculation skills.

A chess study is a chess puzzle where White either wins or draws.
It normally resembles a position from a practical game of chess which is the greatest advantage of a chess study over it’s somewhat more artificial brother the chess problem.

In the title of the post I will mention the composer of the study and the year in which it was composed.

As always, leave your comments below!

PGN Notation:

[Event “?”] [Site “?”] [Date “2014.08.19”] [Round “?”] [White “Jindrich Fritz, 1965.”] [Black “White plays and draws”] [Result “*”] [Annotator “Waldemar Moes, Better Your Chess”] [SetUp “1”] [FEN “5k1K/3R2pp/5qP1/8/8/8/8/8 w – – 0 1″] [PlyCount “3”]1. Rf7+ Qxf7 {this is the only move really.} (1… Ke8 $4 {simply loses:} 2.
Rxf6 gxf6 3. g7 $18 {and White promotes.}) 2. gxh7 {and stalemate is
unavoidable!} *

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