GAME OF THE MONTH - April

 

The Peruvian Immortal

Sacrifice both of your ROOKS and your QUEEN then mate your opponent on the next move!

14 moves total!

 

"The Peruvian Immortal is the name given to a spectacular game played by the Peruvian master (later grandmaster) Esteban Canal against an unknown amateur in a simultaneous exhibition he gave at Budapest in 1934. In just 14 moves, Canal sacrificed both his rooks and his queen, finishing with Boden's mate"

 

More info here: http://www.chess.com/article/view/peruvian-immortal

GAME OF THE MONTH - March

 

The Peruvian Immortal

Sacrifice both of your ROOKS and your QUEEN then mate your opponent on the next move!

14 moves total!

"The Peruvian Immortal is the name given to a spectacular game played by the Peruvian master (later grandmaster) Esteban Canal against an unknown amateur in a simultaneous exhibition he gave at Budapest in 1934. In just 14 moves, Canal sacrificed both his rooks and his queen, finishing with Boden's mate"

 

More info here: http://www.chess.com/article/view/peruvian-immortal

 

GAME OF THE MONTH - February

 

February is Women in Chess Month!

 

Iryna Zenyuk vs Sabina-Francesca Foisor

US Women's Chess Championship (2009)

 

When is it time to move the King toward the Action?

 

Game of the Month - Feb

In this example game White does not advance the King and ends up loosing.

 

Lecture by the great GM Ben Finegold: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QC4vwfvmMzY

Start at: 2:00 minutes - End at: 9:00 minutes

 

For Move by Move: http://www.chessworld.net/chessclubs/ltpgnviewer32/ltpgnboard.asp?GameID=3898822#.VwXAZPozcsA

The King's lack of movement starts around Whites move 32!

 

GAME OF THE MONTH - January

 

The Peruvian Immortal

Sacrifice both of your ROOKS and your QUEEN then mate your opponent on the next move!

14 moves total!

"The Peruvian Immortal is the name given to a spectacular game played by the Peruvian master (later grandmaster) Esteban Canal against an unknown amateur in a simultaneous exhibition he gave at Budapest in 1934. In just 14 moves, Canal sacrificed both his rooks and his queen, finishing with Boden's mate"

 

More info here: http://www.chess.com/article/view/peruvian-immortal