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How helpful is high-diving if you want to become a better competitive swimmer? They are separate competitive Olympic sports, which both happen to take place in a swimming pool. In chess, both game-playing and problem-solving are recognized by FM, IM and GM tiers of certification. See the attached chessbase report of this year's world chess solving ...


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No answers here, and I haven’t seen any solution in the rest of the world. So I thought I would post a work-in-progress here. First let’s take a baby step. Which player is the one who has all these adventures? Suppose that it’s White. Then the pawn which moves in W9 (White’s 9th move) makes 3 moves to reach the sixth rank. In addition, another pawn makes 5 ...


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I would not normally answer this, but the real answer was deleted by its author for some reason, and is hidden. I also think that the original -3 for the question was more due to the original poster not being a native English speaker so I edited that too. This is from the game Diaz Carias-Cordovil, 1966 Olympiad. Black resigned after 30.Bh6+, which is the ...


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Not useful at all. They never show up in real games and your time is wasted. You should be studying tactics problems from real games if you want to improve.


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