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    editied by Bill Harvey

    This is a collection of 58 critical positions from the games of

    the Tradewise Masters chess tournament held in Gibraltar,

    England from Jan. 22 to 31, 2013. The player at the bottom

    of the board moves first and the solution and diagram are

    found at the back of the pamphlet.

    2013 Gibraltar Chess

    Tournament:

    58 Critical Positions

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    1) Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant

    vs Javier Baeza Escudero

    1/22/2013

    White Mates in 4.

    2) Olga Dolzhikovavs Klas Berggren

    1/22/2013

    3) Mariya Muzychuk

    vs Fredrik-Aunan Lindsoe

    1/22/2013

    White Mates in 4.

    4) Alan Tate

    vs Ladislau-Alexandru Colompar

    1/22/2013

    White Mates in 2.

    5) Gata Kamskyvs Johannes Kvisla

    1/23/2013

    6) Meelis Kanep

    vs Alan Tate

    1/23/2013

    White Mates in 5.

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    7) Bernd Skutta

    vs Jaroslav Piovar

    1/23/2013

    8) Francois Webervs Antonio Guerrero Romero

    1/23/2013

    White Mates in 3.

    9) Anna Zatonskih

    vs Piotr Dukaczewski

    1/23/2013

    10)Andrea Amato

    vs Oliver Kurmann

    1/25/2013

    11) Eduardo Iturrizagavs Nana Dzagnidze

    1/25/2013

    12) Jose Manuel Diaz Velandia

    vs Carsten Byrn

    1/26/2013

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    13) Kaido Kulaots

    vs Lawrence Trent

    1/26/2013

    14) Brede Kvisvikvs Saleh Salem

    1/26/2013

    15) Kiril Georgiev

    vs Yangyi Yu

    1/27/2013

    16) Kai Christian Meyer

    vs Inna Iasman

    1/27/2013

    17) Anna Muzychukvs Stefan Kuipers

    1/27/2013

    18) Xue Zhao

    vs Kevin Roser

    1/27/2013

    White Mates in 4.

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    19) Artur Jakubiec

    vs Maxence Godard

    1/29/2013

    White Mates in 3.

    20) Moritz Nazarenusvs Dietmar Gieritz

    1/29/2013

    21) Saleh Salem

    vs Jovana Vojinovic

    1/29/2013

    22) Sarai Sanchez Castillo

    vs Inna Iasman

    1/29/2013

    White Mates in 3.

    23) Katarina Skrabakovavs Neil Savage

    1/29/2013

    24) Gilles Suez-Panama

    vs Juan Antonio Urbina Perez

    1/29/2013

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    25) Sven Telljohann

    vs Kambez Nuri

    1/29/2013

    26) Khalid Becham

    vs Ruben Valhondo Morales1/30/2013

    White Mates in 4.

    27) Mateusz Bartel

    vs Mathias Womacka

    1/31/2013

    28) Maxence Godard

    vs Khalil Nafri

    1/31/2013

    White Mates in 3.

    29) Alexei Shirov

    vs Mohammed Al-Sayed1/31/2013

    White Mates in 2.

    30) Khalid Becham

    vs Peter Dittmar

    1/22/2013

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    31) Antonio Guerrero Romero

    vs Espen Forsaa

    1/22/2013

    32) Monika Neumanovavs Gabriel Gaehwiler

    1/22/2013

    33) Vaness Reid

    vs Eric De Haan

    1/22/2013

    Black Mates in 3.

    34) Javier Baeza Escudero

    vs Juan Antonio Urbina Perez

    1/23/2013

    Black Mates in 3.

    35) Heinz Boeschvs Michael Stockmann

    1/23/2013

    36) Leon Lederman

    vs Oliver Kurmann

    1/23/2013

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    37) Szilvia Lochte

    vs Martin Burrows

    1/23/2013

    38) Jorgen Karlssonvs Xander Wemmers

    1/24/2013

    39) Julio Sevillano Leal

    vs Stephen Fairbairn

    1/24/2013

    40) Saul Diaz Gallego

    vs Jack Hutton

    1/25/2013

    Black Mates in 4.

    41) Emil Sutovskyvs Mohammed Al-Sayed

    1/25/2013

    42) Ruben Valhondo Morales

    vs Brede Kvisvik

    1/25/2013

    Black Mates in 2.

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    43) Rotimi Dasaolu

    vs Moritz Nazarenus

    1/26/2013

    44) Stefan Docx

    vs Meelis Kanep1/26/2013

    Black Mates in 6.

    45) Michael Stockmann

    vs Wnjun Ju

    1/26/2013

    Black Mates in 4.

    46) Juan Campos Calvo-Sotelo

    vs Juan Antonio Urbina Perez

    1/27/2013

    Black Mates in 2.

    47) Paulo Pinho

    vs Joseph Gallagher1/27/2013

    48) Julio Sevillano Leal

    vs Mark Lyell

    1/27/2013

    Black Mates in 5.

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    49) Ashley Stewart

    vs Thomas Marttala

    1/27/2013

    Black Mates in 3.

    50) Gilles Suez-Panamavs Andrei Olhovik

    1/27/2013

    51) Sandu Ungureanu

    vs Alan Tate

    1/27/2013

    Black Mates in 2.

    52) Ellisiv Reppen

    vs David Jameson

    1/28/2013

    Black Mates in 4.

    53) Terence Chapmanvs Ralf Akesson

    1/29/2013

    54)Nana Dzagnidze

    vs Kiril Georgiev

    1/30/2013

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    55) Chino Nwachukwu

    vs David Jameson

    1/30/2013

    Black Mates in 3.

    56) Rudy Van Kemenadevs Gerald Loew

    1/30/2013

    57) Ian Williamson

    vs Nigel Dennis

    1/30/2013

    58) Andrea Amato

    vs Emilio Moreno Tejera

    1/31/2013

    Black Mates in 4.

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    White Mates in 4.

    1) 1.Qh6 if 1...Qxe6 2.R1xe6 g5 3.Rg6+

    2) 1.Bxf5 Rxf5 2.Qe6+ Rf7 3.Qxg4

    White Mates in 4.

    3) 1.Qxb5+ if 1...Kd8 2.Ne7+

    or if 1...Qxb5 2.Nc7#

    White Mates in 2.

    4) 1.Re8+

    5) 1.Bxe6+

    White Mates in 5.

    6) 1.Qf5+ g6 2.Rxf7+

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    7) 1.Nxd7

    White Mates in 3.

    8) 1.Qh7+

    9) 1.Nbc6+ Bxc6 2.Bb4+ Bd6

    3.Rxd6 mates

    10) 1.Rc8+ Nxc8 2.Qe8+

    if 2...Bf8 or 2...Kh7 3.Rxc8

    11) 1.Nc6

    12) 1.Qxd5 if 1...Qxd5 2.Nxc7+

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    13) 1.Bg5 if 1...Nc7 2.Bf4

    or if 1...Bxg5 2.Rf8#

    14) 1.Rc7 if 1...Nxc2

    2.Rxe7+ Kh6 3.Nf7+

    15) 1.Qe7+ Rxe7 2.dxe7

    16) 1.Qe1+ if 1...Qe4+ 2.Qxe4

    or if 1...Kd7 2.Nxd6

    17) 1.Qg5 w/2.f6

    White Mates in 4.

    18) 1.Ne6+if 1...Kh6 2.Qg5+

    or if 1...Kg8 2.Qxd8+

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    White Mates in 3.

    19) 1.Rxg7+ Rxg7 2.Qxh6+

    20) 1.Nf5 Rxd2 2.Nxe7+ Kf8 3.Nxc8

    21) 1.Qd2

    White Mates in 3.

    22) 1.Bb3+

    23) 1.Be6+ Kxf8 2.Qxh5 Qxe6 3.Qxf3+

    24) 1.Rd8+

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    25) 1.Bxc6 Bxc6 2.Qh5+ Kg8 2.Bxg5

    if 2...Qg7 3.Bh6 or if 2...Qf7 3.Ng6

    White Mates in 4.

    26) 1.Rb1+ Kxa6 2.Qa2+

    27) 1.Rxd4 Rxd4 2.b3

    White Mates in 3.

    28) 1.Bf7+ if 1...Kxf7 2.Rf5+

    White Mates in 2.

    29) 1.Ra4+

    30) 1...Nxd4

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    31) 1...e6 w/2...Bxe5

    32) 1...Nxb3 2.axb3 Rc1+

    3.Rd1 Rxd1+

    Black Mates in 3.

    33) 1...Qxh3

    Black Mates in 3.

    34) 1...Qe2

    35) 1...Qxd5 if 2.exd5 Rxe1+

    36) 1...f4 2.Bxf4 Bh4 if 3.Qh3 Rxf4

    or if 3.Qxh4 Nxf3+

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    37) 1...Nxe4 if 2.Rxe4 Qxe4

    38) 1...Bxc3

    39) 1...Nxf4 if 2.Rxf4 Qxg3+

    Black Mates in 4.

    40) 1...Bxb2+

    41) 1...Nd7

    Black Mates in 2.

    42) 1...Bb8+

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    43) 1...Rxe2+ if 2.Kxe2 Ng3+

    Black Mates in 6.

    44) 1...Rd2

    Black Mates in 4.

    45) 1...Nxh3+ if 2.Kg3 Be5+

    Black Mates in 2.

    46) 1...Qg6 if 2.Rg1 Nxf2#

    47) 1...Nd3 if 2.Bxd3 Qf3

    3.Qd2 Bxe3+

    Black Mates in 5.

    48) 1...Rxh4 if 2.gxh4 Qg4+

    or if 2.Bxf3 Rh1+

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    Black Mates in 3.

    49) 1...Rh2+ 2.Kf1 Qb5+

    50) 1...Re6+ if 2.Re4 Rxe4+

    or if 2.Kxd3 Rd6+

    Black Mates in 2.

    51) 1...Rg3

    Black Mates in 4.

    52) 1...Ng4+ 2.Kh1 Qg3

    53) 1...Qe5+ 2.Ka2 Bg4

    54) 1...Ne4+ 2.fxe4 Qxe4

    3.Rf3 Rxf3 4.Bxf3 Rf8

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    Black Mates in 3.

    55) 1...Nd2+ 2.Rxd2 Qxg1+

    56) 1...Qf1+ if 2.Kg3 Nf5+

    57) 1...Rxc4

    Black Mates in 4.

    58) 1...Nf4+ 2.gxf4 Rd3+ 3.Ng3 g4+

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