The Tata Steel Super Tournament ended with the unexpected triumph of the talented Dutch GM Jorden Van Foreest, who with his 21 years astonished the World of Chess to win one of the strongest Tournaments of the year. He accumulated 8,5 of 13 in an undefeated way, to tie the first place with his compatriot GM Anish Giri (whom he surpassed in an Electrifying Tiebreaker Match after reaching Sudden Death), in third place the young man finished in a spectacular way Russian GM Andrey Esipenko, alongside Iranian-born star Alireza Firouzja and World No. XNUMX, American GM Fabiano Caruana.
The event showed the emergence of a new young generation, who may in the coming years stand up to the World Champion, the 30-year-old Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen, undoubtedly one of the best players of all time and who is already 7 years old. with the world title, in this event he dazzled with a discreet sixth place, with a loss of 15 Elo points and showing a certain instability in the imposition of advantages in the transition to the Finals of Matches, a hallmark that had distinguished him in the In the last decade, important changes are expected and the growth of India and China as emerging powers in the modern global Chess World continues to advance.
At the local level, the IRT “New Generations” Tournament ended successfully with the shared triumph of the MF from the capital José Mora and the Aragüeño MN Luis Arias with 5 out of 5, followed by the EN Alejandro Salcedo with 4 points, who surpassed in the tiebreaker the MN Giuseppe Abatantuono (Best Senior), the young CM Angel Ramírez, Aramyr Zambrano, Moisés Echeto and the talented Vicmary Hernández, 66 chess players from the Metropolitan area participated and the renowned AI José Luis Guilarte acted as Referee. It was successfully organized by the “Bienestar” Foundation, the “Caballos de Caissa” Club and had the endorsement of the DC Chess Association and the support of CORPOELEC and the work of the promoters Pedro Meneses, Rogelio García Blanco and Giovanni Hernandez.
We also highlight the success obtained by the young Venezuelan Jesús Daniel Diaz in the Intercontinental ChessKid Challenger 2021, who finished in third place with 6,5 out of 7 in the Sub 8 Category, half a point behind the winners and showing a promising level of play , is trained by MF Alexander Hernández (currently based in Mexico) and 524 chess players participated in this novel initiative of FIDE and Chesskid, in total more than 1900 Chess Players from 86 Countries participated in all categories, Chess continues its advance among the youngest.
Let us see below a new Study of the Italian-Venezuelan CM Giuseppe Abatantuono Lattarulo, the black ones are imposed in the position indicated in the Diagram, using several of the key elements of the Endgame, it is part of his Collection "Sailing in Space" and shows the wealth of resources in the endings of bishops of different colors.
1… Bb6 !! (unique and exact move that is the beginning of the Plan that leads to inexorable triumph) 2.Ra3 (2.c4 Bc5! Wins immediately) 2… Bc5 +! 3.Kb3 Be3! 4.Ra3 Ac1 + 5.Rb3 Ab2! (First Zugzwang that forces white to move his pawn) 6.c4 Bd4 (6… Bc1! Also wins after 7.Rc2 Ra2! 8.Rc1 Rb3! Which wins the Pawn Final thanks to the doubled pawns after 9.Rd2 Rc4 10.Rc2 Rd5 11.Rd3 Rc5 12.Rc3 d5 13.Rd3 d4 14.Rd2 Rc4 15.Rc2 d3 + 16.Rd2 Rd4 17.Rd1 Rc3 18.Rc1 d2 + 19.Rd1 d5 !!) 7.Ra3 Bc5 + 8.Rb3 Be3! 9.Ra3 Ac1 + 10.Rb3 Ab2! (second Zugzwang who advances patiently to the goal) 11.c5 dxc5 12.d6 (if 12.Rc4 Kxa2 13.Kxc5 Ba3 + wins simply) 12… c4 + (He also wins 12… Bc1 !? 13.Kc4 Kxa2 14.Kxc5 Be3 + 15.Kb5 Bf4 16.Kb6 Bxd6!) 13.Kxc4 Kxa2 14.Rc5 !? Aa3 +! (who wins after avoiding the last white skirmish) 15.Kd5 Kb3 16.Ke5 Kc4 !! (which expires thanks to the activity of its pieces, instructive and educational Composition of Master Abatantuono) 0-1
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