Sowing Chess | Europe restarts activity

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El Ajedrez en Europa inicia lentamente su actividad, España acaba de organizar el Campeonato de España por Equipos, evento que se llevó a cabo en la mítica ciudad de Linares (con gratos recuerdos del Torneo que se organizó en la década de los 80 y 90 y que fue considerado el “Wimbledon” del Ajedrez con su recordado y polémico organizador Don Luis Rentero, con la participación de grandes Campeones como Anatoly Karpov y Garri Kasparov) y donde emergió como vencedor el equipo de Silla Bosch Serinsys, representante de la Comunidad Valenciana, en segundo lugar quedo el equipo Andreu Paterna y tercero el reconocido equipo de Magic Extremadura.

The winning team had as its two main stars, the Ukrainian GM Anton Korobov and the Spanish GM (of Latvian origin) Alexey Shirov, as well as the Azeri GM Nijat Abasov, the Spanish GMs Alvar Alonso and José “Pepe” Cuenca and the Swedish GM. Pía Cramling, a solid team that won unbeaten with 4 Matches won and three draws, to add 11 points, highlighting the excellent individual performance of Shirov, who once again delighted fans worldwide with his usual entrepreneurial style, and that He is listed as one of the best attacking players of all time.

The World Champion, the Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen continues in his special moment online, which has allowed him to obtain 9 victories in 2020, his most recent triumph was in the Banter Series Final, after beating the talented GM in a dramatic Final American (of Philippine origin, the land of the renowned GM Eugenio Torre and the controversial former FIDE President Florencio Campomanes, famous for the Suspension of the Match held in Moscow in 1984 between Anatoly Karpov and Garri Kasparov) by 5,5 to 3,5.

The Championship was played on the page www.chess24.com and Carlsen was awarded a Prize of $ 12.000 (for $ 6.000 achieved by Wesley), the curiosity is given that the genius of Tonsberg began his participation using the extravagant opening “Bongcloud original” that starts with 1.f3 followed by 2 .Rf2 as well as the Alekhine Defense in the second, which led to two victories that allowed him to get the Match on track and that demonstrate the importance of the psychological factor in Chess, something that in his time was masterfully used by the Former World Champion German, Dr. Emanuel Lasker, who held the world title from 1894 to 1921.

At the national level, the organization of the online Chess Tournament “Tribute in Memoriam of the International Master Aníbal Gamboa” stands out, an event that will take place next Saturday, October 11 through the platform www.chess.com, is coordinated jointly by the Chess Standards Foundation, the Chess Associations of the Capital District and the State of Miranda, and AJEVEN, it will have the endorsement of the FVA and the Sponsorship of Dr. Gustavo Hernández

For more information you can check the following Link:

https://www.chess.com/club/fundacion-normas-de-ajedrez-on-line, the main organizer will be MF Alexander Hernández, the event will pay a fair tribute to the Master who was National Champion in 1970 and who represented our Country in different International Championships and had been selected to play the next online Paralympics that FIDE will be organizing on Next November, from this space we wish you the best of success for this commendable initiative.

Let us see below a new and original Study of the Italian-Venezuelan CM Giuseppe Abatantuono Lattarulo, the Whites win from the position indicated by the Diagram in an instructive way, and that is part of his extraordinary Collection "Sailing in the Space"

1.Rxg4 !! (Nice sequence that is the beginning of an exquisite winning Plan, they don't win 1.Ra3? Rg6 +! 2.Bc6 Qb1 + 3.Nb3 Rxc6 + 4.Kxc6 Qxf5 with a draw; or 1.Ra5? Rg6 +! 2.Bc6 Rxc6 + 3.Kxc6 Qg2 +!; 1.Bc4 Rxc4 2.Rxc4 Qg6 + with theoretical draw) 1… Qxg4 2.Na6 +! (Another way to win is achieved after 2.Nd7 +! Kc8 (2… Ra8 3.Bc6mate) 3.Ne7 +! Rd8 4.Nc6 + Kc8 (4… Kxd7 5.Ne5 + wins; 4… Ke8 5.Nf6 + winning the Queen) 5 .Nc5 !! with a Zugzwang similar to the main line (5.Ba6 +! Kxd7 6.Ne5 + trumps; 5.Ra7 Kc7) 5… Qe2 (5… Qc4 6.Na7 +) 6.Na7 +! Rd8 7.Bxe2 wins)2… Kc8 3.Ne7 + Rd8 4.Nc6 + Kc8 (if 4… Ke8 5.Ne5 + the Queen wins; if 4… Kd7 5.Ne5 +! with a deciding check) 5.Cc5!! De2!? 6.Ca7+! (The icing on the cake, they don't work 6.Ba6 + ?? Qxa6 + 7.Kxa6 with theoretical Draw; nor 6.Bxe2 ?? which allows Black to choke and draw unexpectedly) 6… Kb8 7.Bxe2 (with decisive material advantage, again the pieces act in perfect harmony in the best incisive and precise style of Maestro Abatantuono) 1-0

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