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Blindfold Chess

essential training

created by Dimosthenis Michailidis

The scope of this book is to make chess players capable of thinking blindfold. There are 131 problems in which the reader has to follow the recorded moves in order to find the mating move. All problems are based on actual games of masters.

Mathematician Dimosthenis Michailidis

Index

chapter 1 Paul Morphy Solutions chapter 2 Wilhelm Steinitz Solutions chapter 3 Mikhail Chigorin Solutions chapter 4 Aron Nimzowitsch Solutions chapter 5 Jos Ral Capablanca Solutions chapter 6 Alexander Alekhine Solutions chapter 7 Samuel Reshevsky Solutions chapter 8 Mikhail Tal Solutions chapter 9 Bobby Fischer Solutions chapter 10 Garry Kasparov Solutions

4 10 16 22 29 34 39 43 47 50 53 58 63 66 69 74 79 84 88 97

Chapter 1

Paul Morphy 18 games

let's make two blindfold moves

Game 1 Morphy, Paul -Rousseau, Eugene Morphy, Paul

Game 3 -Mac Connel, James

16. 17.

...

Kd6

22. 23.

...

b5

Game 2 Mac Connel, James -Morphy, Paul Morphy, Paul

Game 4 -Morphy, Alonzo

23.

Rxg1

20. 21.

...

Kg8

Game 5 Morphy, Paul -Morphy, Alonzo Morphy, Paul

Game 7 -Morphy, Ernest

45. 46.

...

Kh8

36. 37.

...

Kh8

Game 6 Morphy, Paul -Morphy, Ernest Morphy, Paul --

Game 8 Maurian, Charles Amedee

24. 25.

...

Qe8

12.

Kf2

Game 9 Meek, Alexander Beaufort -Morphy, Paul

Game 11 Morphy, Paul -NN

25.

Kg1

32. 33. Game 10 Morphy, Paul -NN

...

Kh7

Game 12 Morphy, Paul -NN

28. 29.

...

Ka3 22. 23. ... Kb6

Game 13 Morphy, Paul -NN

Game 15 Morphy, Paul -Jefferson, BT.

16. 17.

...

Kc2

22. 23.

...

Rxf8

Game 14 Morphy, Paul -Duke Karl Count Isouard

Game 16 Morphy, Paul -Smyth, S.

16. 17.

...

Nxb8

35. 36.

...

Kh6

Game 17 Morphy, Paul -Capdevielle, P.

Game 18 Morphy, Paul -Dominguez

35. 36.

...

Kh7

19. 20.

...

Qd6

Solutions

Game 1 Qc7#

Game 3 Ra3#

Game 2 Nf2#

Game 4 Rf8#

10

Game 5 Qh6#

Game 7 Qf8#

Game 6 Rdxe8#

Game 8 Ng4#

11

Game 9 Nf3#

Game 11 Qf7#

Game 10 Qb3#

Game 12 Rb1#

12

Game 13 d3#

Game 15 Ne7#

Game 14 Rd8#

Game 16 Rh7#

13

Game 17 Qxg7#

Game 18 Qxd6#

14

Chapter 2

Wilhelm Steinitz 18 games

let's make three blindfold moves

15

Game 1 Hamppe, Carl -Steinitz, William Hamppe, Carl

Game 3 -Steinitz, William

22. 23.

... Rxd1

Qd1+

30. 31.

... Kxh2

Rxh2+

Game 2 Steinitz, William -Meitner, Philipp Reiner --

Game 4 Steinitz, William

33. 34.

f3+

Kf4

17. 18.

... Rxh2

Qxh2+

16

Game 5 Steinitz, William -Strauss

Game 7 Steinitz, William -Lange, Max

28. 29.

Qf3+

Kh4

28. 29.

Rh6+

Qf6

Game 6 Steinitz, William -Meitner, Philipp

Game 8 Steinitz, William -Lange, Max

25. 26.

Qg5+

Kf7

22. 23.

Rd1+

Kc2

17

Game 9 Steinitz, William -Robey, J.

Game 11 Steinitz, William -NN

36. 37.

Qg7

Qd7

14. 15.

Ng8+

Ke8

Game 10 Steinitz, William -Maas

Game 12 Steinitz, William -- Vines

32. Nxf7+ 33.

Kg8

37. 38.

Rb8+

Nxb8

18

Game 13 Steinitz, William -Brook, O.

Game 15 Steinitz, William -Rosenthal, Samuel

30. Rxd7+ 31.

Kxd7

36. 37.

... Ke3

Qg2+

Game 14 Steinitz, William -- Ware, Preston

Game 16 Blackburne, Joseph Henry William -Steinitz,

33. 34.

Qc6+

Kxe7 26. 27. Rf8+ Qxf8

19

Game 17 Baird, David Graham --

Game 18 Steinitz, William Hanham, James Moore -Steinitz, William

41. 42.

... Kf1

Bc6+

31. 32.

... Rxg1

Qg1+

20

Solutions

21

Game 1 Rxd1#

Game 3 Rh8#

Game 2 Qe4#

Game 4 Rg1#

22

Game 5 Qh3#

Game 7 Rxf6#

Game 6 Qxg7#

Game 8 Rf2#

23

Game 9 Bf7#

Game 11 Bxf7#

Game 10 Rxg7#

Game 12 Rxb8#

24

Game 13 Qe7#

Game 15 Qf3#

Game 14 Re8#

Game 16 Qxh7#

25

Game 17 Qxd1#

Game 18 Nf2#

26

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Chapter 3

Mikhail Chigorin 16 games

let's make four blindfold moves

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Game 1 Chigorin, Mikhail -Davidov, Mikhail

Game 3 Schiffers, Emanuel Stepanovich Chigorin --

25. 26. 27.

... Na6+

Kb8 bxa6

32. 33.

Kd2 Ke3

Rxf2+

Game 2 Schiffers, Emanuel Stepanovich Chigorin --

Game 4 Chigorin, Mikhail -Schiffers, Emanuel

36. 37.

Kf2 Kg3

Qe2+

26. 27. 28.

... Re8+

Kg8 Rf8

29

Game 5 Chigorin, Mikhail -- Schmid, Carl Friedrich

Game 7 Chigorin, Mikhail -Fleissig, Bernhard

26. ... 27. Qxf6+ 28.

Kxh6 Rg6

53. 54.

Kxb4 Ka3

Qb5+

Game 8 Game 6 Chigorin, Mikhail -- Alapin, Simon Englisch, Berthold -Chigorin, Mikhail

17. 18.

gxf3 Kf1

Qh2+

46. 47. 48.

... Qf5+

Kf7 Kg8

30

Game 9 Baird, John Washington Mikhail -Chigorin, Mason, James

Game 11 -Chigorin, Mikhail

30. 31.

Rh2 Nxf1

Rxf1+

27. 28.

Qe4 Rxa3

Ra3+

Game 12 Game 10 Chigorin, Mikhail -- Tarrasch, Siegbert Chigorin, Mikhail -- Winawer, Szymon

41. 42. 43.

... Bh5

Bg8 Qe6

18. ... 19. Bxf7+ 20.

b5 Kxf7

31

Game 13 Marco, Georg -Chigorin, Mikhail

Game 15 Marshall, Frank James Mikhail -Chigorin,

54. 55.

Ra6 Kc1

Kd3 27. 28. 29. Game 14 ... Bxe4 Ne4+ Bxe4

Chigorin, Mikhail

--

Rubinstein, Akiba

Game 16 Tarrasch, Siegbert -Chigorin, Mikhail

31. 32. 33.

... gxf7

Nxf7 Qe7 60. 61. 62. ... Kd6 f3 Kc8

32

Solutions

33

Game 1 Qb4#

Game 3 Qd4#

Game 2 Qg2#

Game 4 Rxf8#

34

Game 5 Rh1#

Game 7 Qa5#

Game 6 Qh1#

Game 8 Re8#

35

Game 9 Qxf1#

Game 11 Qb2#

Game 10 Qg7#

Game 12 Qe6#

36

Game 13 Ra1#

Game 15 Qh8#

Game 14 Rg8#

Game 16 Rg8#

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Chapter 4

Aron Nimzowitsch 10 games

let's make five blindfold moves

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Game 1 Nimzowitsch, Aaron -- Albin, Adolf

Game 3 Nimzowitsch, Aaron -- Alapin, Simon

36. a5 37. Rxa7+ 38.

Qe8 Rxa7

17. Qxd7+ 18. Qd8+ 19.

Kf8 Bxd8

Game 2 Dus Chotimirsky, Fedor Ivanovich Nimzowitsch --

Game 4 Nimzowitsch, Aaron -- Alapin, Simon

59. 60. 61.

Qxb5 a6

f5 Bh2

16. Bxc6+ 17. Qd8+ 18.

Kf8 Bxd8

39

Game 5 Nimzowitsch, Aaron

Game 7 -Giersing, Johannes

-- Tarrasch, Siegbert Nimzowitsch, Aaron

30. 31. 32.

... Ke6 Kd7

Qh2+ Re8+

66. 67. 68.

Kc4 b7+

Re8 Kd8

Game 6 Nimzowitsch, Aaron -- Tartakower, Saviely

Game 8 Nimzowitsch, Aaron -Olson, A.

46. 47. 48.

Rf7+ f3+

Kg4 Kh5

25. 26. 27.

Qf4 Ne6+

Kh6 exf4

40

Game 9 Nimzowitsch, Aaron --

Game 10 -Romi, Massimiliano

Romi, Massimiliano Nimzowitsch, Aaron

34. 35. 36.

e7+ Qd5

Kd7 Bxf1

30. Re7+ 31. Rxd7+ 32.

Kd8 Kc8

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Solutions

42

Game 1 Qb6#

Game 3 Re8#

Game 2 Qb7#

Game 4 Re8#

43

Game 5 Bb5#

Game 7 Rd7#

Game 6 Rxh7#

Game 8 Bg7#

44

Game 9 Qc6#

Game 10 Ne7#

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Chapter 5

Jos Ral Capablanca 6 games

let's make six blindfold moves

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Game 1 Capablanca, Jose Raul -Rudolf Raubitschek,

Game 3 Capablanca, Jose Raul -- Thomas, George Alan

32. ... 33. Kg1 34. Rxa7+ 35.

Qf4+ Qd4 Qxa7

51. 52. 53. 54.

... f6 g6

Kf8 Be1 Bg3

Game 2 Capablanca, Jose Raul --

Game 4 Marshall, Frank Capablanca, Jose Raul -Steiner, Herman

40. ... 41. Ke4 42. R5g6+ 43.

Rf2+ h4 Kh5

22. ... 23. Qxb7 24. Rxc6+ 25.

Kc5 Qb6 Qxc6

47

Game 5 Capablanca, Jose Raul -- Vassaux, G.

Game 6 Capablanca, Jose Raul -Lewis, J.

27. ... 28. Rxh7+ 29. Qh3+ 30.

Ne4 Kxh7 Kg7

34. 35. 36.

Kxh5 Kh4 Kh3

Qg6+ Qg5+

48

Solutions

49

Game 1 Qxa7#

Game 3 Rh8#

Game 2 g4#

Game 4 Qb4#

50

Game 5 Qh6#

Game 6 Qh5#

51

Chapter 6

Alexander Alekhine 16 games

let's make seven blindfold moves

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Game 1 Viakhirev, Apollon -- Alekhine, Alexander

Game 3 Alekhine, Alexander -Johner, Paul F

33. 34. 35. 36.

... Bg1 Rh2 Rxg2

Qh1+ Bh4 Qg2+

28. 29. 30. 31.

... Kd1 Qe1 Qd2

Qf2+ Qf1+ Qd3+

Game 2 Alekhine, Alexander -- Tenner, Oscar Fridlizius, J.

Game 4 -- Alekhine, Alexander

12. Bxf7+ 13. Bxc5+ 14. O-O+ 15.

Ke7 Kf6 Kxe5

38. Qh4 39. Bxc4 40. Qxh7+ 41.

Rc4 dxc4 Kxh7

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Game 5 Levenfish, Grigory -- Alekhine, Alexander Lasker, Edward

Game 7 -- Alekhine, Alexander

40. 41. 42. 43.

... f4 Kh1 Qh2

Nh4 Nf3+ Qh3+

43. 44. 45. 46.

... Qa6+ Qxa7 Qb3

Kh6 Kg5 Qc3+

Game 6 Rodzinski -- Alekhine, Alexander

Game 8 Alekhine, Alexander -Feldt

12. 13. 14. 15.

... d3 cxd4 Qxh8

Nd4 Qxd3 Be7

15. Nf7 16. Qxe6+ 17. g4 18.

Kxf7 Kg6 Be4

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Game 9 Bogoljubow, Efim -- Alekhine, Alexander

Game 11 Alekhine, Alexander -- Vardonenko

27. 28. 29. 30.

... Nh3 gxh3 Kg2

hxg3+ Bxh3 Rxh3+

25. Qh5+ 26. Re8+ 27. Qxe8+ 28.

Kg8 Rxe8 Kg7

Game 10 Alekhine, Alexander -Rojnic, Matko

Game 12 Alekhine, Alexander -- Tartakower, Saviely

51. 52. 53. 54.

... Nxd5 Rg2 Kxh3

g5 Qf2+ Rxh3+

29. 30. 31. 32.

Bxc6 Rxc6 Rb6

Bxc6 Ra8 Rxa7

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Game 13 Alekhine, Alexander -Brunner, Erich

Game 15 Alekhine, Alexander -- Alden, J.

23. 24. 25. 26.

Nxd5 Rxg6 Rg7+

Qxd4 Qc5 Kxh6

38. 39. 40. 41.

Qd8 h4 Qg8+

h5 Qxb2 Kh6

Game 14 Alekhine, Alexander -Baljet, Lindenaar

Game 16 Alekhine, Alexander -- Vitoria, C.

29. Bxf7+ 30. Re7+ 31. Qc4+ 32.

Kxf7 Kg8 Kh8

29. 30. 31. 32.

Ra7+ Ne5 Rg7+

Kf6 Kg5 Kf4

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Solutions

57

Game 1 fxg2#

Game 3 Qxd2#

Game 2 Rf5#

Game 4 Rh4#

58

Game 5 Qxh2#

Game 7 Qexb4#

Game 6 Bh4#

Game 8 Nh4#

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Game 9 Rh2#

Game 11 Nf5#

Game 10 Qh4#

Game 12 Rb8#

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Game 13 Rh7#

Game 15 Qh7#

Game 14 Bg7#

Game 16 Rg4#

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Chapter 7

Samuel Reshevsky 6 games

let's make eight blindfold moves

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Game 1 Reshevsky, Samuel Herman Arnold S -Denker,

Game 3 Yanofsky, Daniel Abraham Samuel -Reshevsky,

17. ... 18. Bxg6+ 19. Qxg6+ 20. Qf7+ 21.

g6 hxg6 Ke7 Kd6

48. ... 49. Qf6+ 50. e8=Q+ 51. Qe6+ 52.

Ke6 Kd7 Kxe8 Kf8

Game 2 Horowitz, Israel Albert -Samuel Reshevsky,

Game 4 Reshevsky, Samuel -Bisguier, Arthur

30. 31. 32. 33.

Qa8+ Kh1 Kh2 Bxf1

Kg7 Ne2 Rxf1

30. ... 31. Rd8+ 32. Ng5+ 33. Nxf7+ 34.

Rb1 Kh7 Kh6 Kh7

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Game 5 Reshevsky, Samuel Herman Larry Melvyn -Evans,

Game 7 Reshevsky, Samuel Herman -Shvidler

35. 36. 37. 38. 39.

... Qxa6 Qa7+ Qxd4

Rxa6 Re2 Kh6 Ne6

35. ... 36. Nxd6+ 37. Rb3 38. Rb7+ 39.

Rb8 cxd6 Rf8 Kg6

Game 6 Reshevsky, Samuel Herman -Ljubojevic

39. 40. 41. 42. 43.

... Re2 Qh8+ Qe8+

Rg7 Qxc5 Kf7 Kf6

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Solutions

65

Game 1 c5#

Game 3 Bh6#

Game 2 Qg1#

Game 4 Rh8#

66

Game 5 Qh8#

Game 7 Rg7#

Game 6 Qe6#

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Chapter 8

Mikhail Tal 16 games

let's make nine blindfold moves

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Game 1 Ostrauskas, A. -- Tal, Mihail

Game 3 Tal, Mihail -Hetman

35. 36. 37. 38. 39.

... Ne2 Ng3 Kf4 Kxe5

Qh2 Nd3 Ne5+ Qh4+

26. 27. 28. 29. 30.

Rfd1 Qf7 Qxe7 Rxf1

Kc8 Rf8 Rf1+ Qxd4

Game 2 Beni, Alfred -- Tal, Mihail Tal, Mihail

Game 4 -Geller, Efim P

34. ... 35. Kf1 36. Rxg7+ 37. Qxf4 38. Ke2

Bc5+ Nf4 Kf8 Qh1+

33. 34. 35. 36. 37.

Qg6+ Qf7 Ng6+ hxg6

Kh8 Rg8 Rxg6 Ne6

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Game 5 Tal, Mihail -- Tseshkovsky, Vitaly Tal, Mihail

Game 7 -Stean, Michael

25. 26. 27. 28. 29.

... Re2 Kf1 Rxe4 Ke1

Rc2 Bc5+ Bxe4 Rf2+

30. 31. 32. 33. 34.

Qf6+ Qg5+ Qh4+ Rf2+

Kg3 Kh2 Kxg2 Kg1

Game 6 Bronstein, David I -- Tal, Mihail

Game 8 Estevez, Guillermo -- Tal, Mihail

35. 36. 37. 38. 39.

... Kb6 Ka6 Kb5 Ka4

Rc5+ Na8+ Rc6+ Rb6+

33. 34. 35. 36. 37.

f5 fxg6 Ne6 Qf4

Re8 fxg6 Rg8 h5

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Game 9 Tal, Mihail -Mikhalchishin, Adrian

Game 11 Karner, Hillar -- Tal, Mihail

30. 31. 32. 33. 34.

Re1 Qd1 Qa1 Qa4+

Rb5 Rd5 Rxg5 Kd8

48. 49. 50. 51. 52.

Rf6+ Rg6 Rh6 f3

Kg4 Kf5 h4 Rb5

Game 10 Tal, Mihail -Rantanen, Yrjo

Game 12 Van der Wiel, John TH -- Tal, Mihail

26. Bh6 27. Bxg7+ 28. Bh8 29. Qxf6+ 30.

Bxd1 Kg8 Kxf7 Kg8

40. 41. 42. 43. 44.

... Rb7+ Rf7 Kf1 Kg1

Nxc4 Kc8 Rd2+ Ne3+

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Game 13 Tal, Mihail -- Van der Wiel, John TH

Game 15 Short, Nigel D -- Tal, Mihail

70. 71. 72. 73. 74.

... Kg6 Kh5 Kh6 Kh7

Qf4+ Ke6 Qg3 Kf6

68. 69. 70. 71. 72.

... Ka4 Kb4 Ka3 Ka2

Kd3 Qc6+ Kc2 Qb5

Game 14 Tal, Mihail -Ljubojevic, Ljubomir Tal, Mihail

Game 16 -Sveshnikov, Evgeny

38. 39. 40. 41. 42.

... Kh1 Kg1 c3 Kh1

Bd4+ Nf2+ Kg7 Ng4+

33. 34. 35. 36. 37.

Nh5+ Nxf6 Kg2 Qh4+

Kh6 Qc1+ Bxe6 Kg7

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Solutions

73

Game 1 Qf6#

Game 3 Rf8#

Game 2 Qe1#

Game 4 Qh7#

74

Game 5 Nc2#

Game 7 Ne2#

Game 6 Ra7#

Game 8 Qh6#

75

Game 9 Qd7#

Game 11 Rf6#

Game 10 Qg7#

Game 12 Rd1#

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Game 13 Qg7#

Game 15 Qa4#

Game 14 Qxh2#

Game 16 Rg8#

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Chapter 9

Bobby Fischer 9 games

let's make ten blindfold moves

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Game 1 Byrne, Donald -Fischer, Robert James

Game 3 Fischer, Robert James -Bennett, J1.

37. 38. 39. 40. 41.

Ke1 Kd1 Kc1 Kb1 Kc1

Bb4+ Bb3+ Ne2+ Nc3+

35. ... 36. Kg1 37. h4 38. Rd8+ 39. Qxc3+ 40.

Rxb2+ Qc8 Bxc3 Qxd8 Qf6

Game 2 Surgies, M. -Fischer, Robert James Keres, Paul -Game 4 Fischer, Robert James

26. Qd1 27. Rfxd6 28. Qxe1 29. Kf2 30. Bh6

Qxe4 Qe1+ Rxe1+ Rae8

49. 50. 51. 52. 53.

Nxf2 c6 Kc5 Kd5 Rc4

Qxf2 Qxb2 Qc3+ g4

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Game 5 Fischer, Robert James -McCaskey, E.

Game 6 Fischer, Robert James -Matulovic, Milan

47. ... 48. Nxc6+ 49. Ne7+ 50. Nxd5+ 51. Ke4 52.

a4 Kc8 Kd7 Ke6 a3

28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33.

... Qf5+ Qe6+ Rf5+ Rf4+

Kg6 Kh6 Kh5 Kg4 Kxg3

80

Game 7 Greenblatt Programm -James Fischer, Robert

Game 8 Greenblatt Programm -James Fischer, Robert

35. 36. 37. 38. 39.

Bxf2 Kc1 Nd2 Qxd7 Nxf1

Qd3+ Bxe2 Rxf2 Rf1+

43. 44. 45. 46. 47.

Kg2 Kxh3 b4 Kh2 Kh3

Bh3+ Kxf1 d1=Q Qe2+

81

Game 9 Fischer, Robert James -Programm Greenblatt

16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21.

... Qxh3 Rf3 Rc1 Rg3

Rd8 Na6 Qg6 Kg7 Rh8

82

Solutions

83

Game 1 Rc2#

Game 3 Qxf6#

Game 2 Rf1#

Game 4 Qe5#

84

Game 5 Re7#

Game 7 Qd1#

Game 6 Qg4#

Game 8 Qg2#

85

Game 9 Qh6#

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Chapter 10

Garry Kasparov 16 games

let's make eleven blindfold moves

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Game 1 Georgiev, Kiril -Kasparov, Gary

Game 2 Kasparov, Gary -Simon, A.

48. gxf4 49. Rb7 50. Ke1 51. Bg8 52. hxg5+ 53.

b3 Rf2+ b2 g5 Kg6

25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30.

Ng7+ Ne6+ Rxb7 Bh4 Bxg5

Kf8 Ke8 Ra8 g5 Rg8

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Game 3 Kasparov, Gary -- Comp Leonardo Maestro Zuerich

Game 4 Short, Nigel D -Kasparov, Gary

20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

Qg4+ Qh4 Bd2 Bh6+ g4

Kh8 Kg7 Rfd8 Kg6 Rxd3

40. ... 41. Rc7 42. Bd6 43. Rxf7 44. Rxg8+ 45. Rd7

Rce8 Nd3 Rg8 Be5 Rxg8

89

Game 5 Kasparov, Gary -Cid, D.

Game 6 Kasparov, Gary -Paleo, D.

8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

Qa4 d5 dxc6 Ba6+ Qb3+

Qd7 O-O-O bxc6 Kb8 Ka8

11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Bd3 Bxg5 Qc1 Bf6 Bxf5

g5 Ne7 Qd7 Nf5 exf5

90

Game 7 Kasparov, Gary -Rey

Game 8 Kasparov, Gary -Kamsky, Gata

37. b7 38. b8=Q 39. Qxe5+ 40. exf4 41. fxg5 42.

e5 Kxh2 f4 Kh3 Ba4

26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31.

Re7 Rhe1 R7e6 Rf6+ Ree6

Rf7 Kf8 Rd7 Kg8 Nf7

91

Game 9 Kasparov, Gary -- Wendling, Jens

Game 10 Kasparov, Gary -Michaud, Luois

33. c7 34. cxd8=Q+ 35. Bc7+ 36. d8=Q+ 37. Rd7+ 38.

Rxb6 Kxd8 Kxc7 Kb7 Ka6

17. Qh5 18. Bg5 19. Nxf6+ 20. Bxh7+ 21. Bg6+ 22.

Bxd4 Nf6 Bxf6 Kh8 Kg8

92

Game 11 Kasparov, Gary -Guillot, Blandine

Game 12 Kasparov, G -Print_It

18. Nxf6+ 19. Nxh7+ 20. g5 21. Qh5 22. Qxf7+ 23.

Kf8 Kg7 Kxh7 Ng8 Kh8

22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27.

h4 Rf1 g3 Qe8 Rxf2

Rf8 Rf4 Ra4 Bxf2+ Rxa2

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Game 13 Kasparov, G -Rodgaard, J

Game 14 Kramnik, V -Kasparov, G

32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37.

exf6 Re7+ Nd5+ f4+ g5+

dxc3 Kxf6 Kg5 Kh6 Kh5

50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55.

... d5+ Rg1 Qb7 Rxg2 Rg1

Bxf3 Kh7 Re4 Bxg2+ e1=Q+

94

Game 15 Kasparov, G -Milos, G Kasparov, G

Game 16 -- Tambasco, Claudia

48. f4 49. Bc4 50. Qe8+ 51. Qxf7+ 52. Qf8+ 53.

Qg3 Nf5 Kg7 Kh6 Ng7

24. Nd8+ 25. a4+ 26. b4+ 27. cxb4+ 28. Nc6+ 29.

Kb5 Ka5 cxb4 Kxb4 Kc5

95

Solutions

96

Game 1 Bh7#

Game 3 Qh5#

Game 2 Re7#

Game 4 Nf2#

97

Game 5 Qb7#

Game 7 Qg3#

Game 6 Qg5#

Game 8 Re8#

98

Game 9 Qa8#

Game 11 Ng6#

Game 10 Qh8#

Game 12 Qh8#

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Game 13 Nf6#

Game 15 Qh8#

Game 14 Qf3#

Game 16 Rfc1#

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