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Chess problem by A. G. Kopnin - Russian notation explanation needed
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After 1.d4 (the first move that enables mate in 2) the 'optimal play' for black is to either march to promotion or to capture the pawn The optimistic best move 1...e2 That's actually the "...

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In verbally describing a move, can you simply say: “B4f to Q5e?”
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Brief remark on ambiguity in notation: bishop moves are quite rightfully non-ambiguous as each has its color. They differ from knights and rooks in this regard: with a duo on the board, you need to ...

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