Chess is undoubtedly one of the highest expressions of human ingenuity, with a rich history, this discipline has more than 500 years of events and tournaments played worldwide, with an origin that goes back to the East, its passage through The Arab conquest,constituting a milestone, since it is in the European continent, where its modern rules are defined and it becomes a game practiced in principle in the Monarchies and later it becomes popular in all sectors of medieval society.
Its multiple aspects have been recognized throughout the centuries, by different thinkers, philosophers and great geniuses in various professions and trades, such as Napoleón Bonaparte, Simón Bolívar, Oscar Wilde, Marcel Duchamp, John Paul II , Ernesto Guevara, Albert Einstein, Charles Chaplin, Madonna, Vladimir Nabokov, Ramon y Cajal, Lenin, Karl Marx, Lewis Carroll, Isaac Asimov, Boris Becker, Woody Allen, Sting by Julia Roberts, by Leonard Euler, by Bono, by Bob Dylan, by Will Smith, by Yoko Ono, by Atahualpa, by Sir Francis Bacon by Marlon Brando, by Ringo Starr, by Arnold Schwarzenegger, by John Lennon, by Franz Kafka , by Lauren Bacall, by Humphrey Bogart, by Ray Charles, by Lev Tolstoi, among others.
Its dimensions elevate it to a Sport with valuable aspects in the development of human intelligence (in its 8 types mentioned by the renowned American researcher Howard Gardner), with a proven educational value (thanks to global studies and experiences in different Continents) , which helps prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's, with an unquestionable recreational value and with aspects that bring it closer to the Science (with its accelerated computer development and the millions of games that are played daily on the Internet) and Art, for being each leaving a small and immeasurable work of human creativity.
Let's see below a wonderful example of chess beauty, with a new Study of the talented Italian-Venezuelan CM Giuseppe Abatantuono Lattarulo, White wins in the position that the diagram indicates brilliantly and demonstrating once again, the triumph of spirit over matter, which elevates Chess to a special scale.
1.Bc7 !! (As always, the initiative prevails, creating threats constitutes a key strategic weapon to impose our ideas) 1… Qf1 (if 1… Qb1 2.Nb6 + Qxb6 + 3.Kxb6 !! (3.Bxb6 doesn't win? Nde6 4.Ba7 Nc7 + 5.Kb6) 3… f4 4.Bxf4 Nfe6 5.Be5 !! and White wins thanks to Zugzwang after 5… Nf8 6.Bxd4 Kb8 7.Bd1 !! Kc8 8.Rc6 Nd7 if 8… Kd8 9.Bf6 + Ke8 (9… Kc8 10.Bg4 + Kb8 11.Rb6 wins) 10.Bh5 + Ng6 11.Bxg6 ++ - Kf8 12. Rd7 a4 13.Ke6 a3 14.Bf7 a2 15.Bg6 a1D 16.Bxa1 Kg8 17.Kf6 Kf8 18.Be5 Kg8 19.Bd6 Kh8 20.Kg5 Kg7 21.Kh5 Kh8 22.Kh6 Kg8 23.Bc5 Kh8 24.Bd3 Kg8 25.Bc4 + Kh8 26.Bd4mate) 9.Bg4 winning the Knight and the game; if 1… Qxa4 2.Nb6mate; si1… Qb2 2.Nxb2 Nfe6 3.Bd6 Nc5 + 4.Bxc5 Kb8 5.Bxd4 with a prosaic trump) 2.Bb5!! (a fantastic move that leads to triumph after) 2… Nd7 (2… Nxb5 3.Nb6mate with a curious auction; 2… Qxc4 3.Bxc4 and the Bishops prevail after 3… Nc6 4.Bd5 a4 5.Bxc6mate) 3.Cb6+ Cxb6 4.Axf1! (with an unstoppable mating net behind) 4… f4 5.Kxb6 f3 6.Ba6! f2 7.Bb7mate (the brightest variant, ghost matte in the words of the great Master Abatantuono) 1-0
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