[video] Chess Study #4: Abram Gurvich, 1962

In this video I discuss a useful chess study by Abram Gurvich. It was composed in 1962. It shows a nice bit of “strangulation” on White’s part!

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Click on the moves below to start playing and show a diagram:

PGN notation:

[Event “?”] [Site “?”] [Date “2014.09.25”] [Round “?”] [White “Abram Gurvich, 1962″] [Black “White plays and wins”] [Result “*”] [Annotator “Waldemar Moes, Better Your Chess”] [SetUp “1”] [FEN “r7/4k2K/1R3p2/1N6/8/8/8/8 w – – 0 1″] [PlyCount “11”]

1. Rb7+ Kd8 (1… Ke6 2. Nc7+) (1… Kf8 2. Nd6) (1… Ke8 2. Nc7+) 2. Na7 Ke8
(2… f5 $2 3. Rg7) 3. Kg8 Kd8 (3… Rd8 $2 4. Nc6 Rd7 5. Rb8+ Rd8 6. Rxd8#) 4.
Kf7 f5 5. Re7 Rb8 (5… f4 6. Re8+) 6. Nc6+ (6. Re8+ $4 Kc7 $10) *

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