Why did he did so?

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:03 pm

IM Jack Rudd wrote:The motive is that black wants to win. Are you sure that is the word you want?
"Motif" might be more appropriate in this context?
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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:42 am

IM Jack Rudd wrote:The motive is that black wants to win. Are you sure that is the word you want?
:D
I mean what's White weakness?

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by Roger de Coverly » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:58 am

soheil_hooshdaran wrote: I mean what's White weakness?
John Nunn once used the mathematical term "diagonalise" to describe the effect of a Bishop pair working on adjacent diagonals. The term Harrwitz Bishops is also used.

https://www.chess.com/chessopedia/view/harwitz-bishops

Sacrificing on f2 or f7 to draw the King out into the open is also a frequent enough idea. The first sacrifice in the opening that many players learn is 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Nxd5 6. Nxf7 Kxf7 7. Qf3+ Ke6

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:57 am

What's this mating pattern called?

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by IM Jack Rudd » Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:38 am

Anastasia's mate.

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:02 pm

Very few books discuss types of center, why?

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:06 pm

What is the logic or this combination?

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by Matt Mackenzie » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:33 pm

Its about deflecting the rook from the defence of the B on b7, without which the combination would not work.
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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:42 pm

Should somebody correct the topic header?

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by John McKenna » Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:08 am

You could correct it yourself to -

Why did he do so?

However, in doing so you would lose your trademark foreign delivery and sound too much like an honourary Englishman.
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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:51 am

"However, in doing so you would lose your trademark foreign delivery and sound too much like an honourary Englishman."

Or even "honorary". "Honor" is American, "honour" is English, but "honorary" is both... Anybody would think we want to confuse people.

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by Michael Farthing » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:59 am

.. particularly those immigrant Scots trying to lose their foreign delivery sounding trademark.

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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by John McKenna » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:09 pm

Do wah, did me, did me dumb did me do :!:
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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by soheil_hooshdaran » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:02 pm

How would you find this combination?
What's the motif?


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Re: Why did he did so?

Post by Roger de Coverly » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:14 pm

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:How would you find this combination?
I think you have to see that sacrificing the exchange on e5 allows the pseudo sacrifice on g6, after which, subject to correctly calculating the forcing lines, White will break through.

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