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By Fahim Mohammad

ISBN-10: 1848318286

ISBN-13: 9781848318281

Pressured to escape his local Bangladesh, 8 year-old chess prodigy Fahim arrived in Paris along with his father. Refused asylum, as unlawful immigrants they spiralled downwards into homelessness and desperation. via a stroke of good fortune, Fahim used to be brought to 1 of France's most sensible chess coaches, Xavier Parmentier, who tutored him and gave him a feeling of goal, his struggles at the chessboard mirroring either his victories and his crushing defeats in his conflict for a standard existence. emerging via neighborhood and nationwide tournaments to be topped France's Under-12 Chess Champion in 2012, Fahim turned a countrywide sensation. In 2013 he went directly to win the realm Under-13 pupil Championship. informed in the course of the transparent eyes of a kid, Fahim's story isn't just a relocating account of the bleak realities that underlie a supposedly worrying society, but additionally a heartwarming testimony to a father's choice, the kindness of strangers, and one small boy's brave will to prevail.

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C5C+ RXA R1R 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. P4D P4AO C3AR 04T+ P3R P40 PXP C3AR C020 P3CR Es mejor 5... P3R . 6. AXP A2C? En esta posición es posible una combinación análoga a la precedente : RXA 7. AXP+! 8. C5C + y las Blancas ganan . 54 Si el Rey negro se retira a 1 C, decide la jugada 9. D4A + . En cualquier otro caso sigue 9. C6R ganando la Dama . La amenaza de mate En la partida Peshina-Nisman, Campeonato de la URSS por Equipos 1968 tuvo lugar una conclusión inesperada. Las Blancas tienen un Peón de más, y si Peshina hubiese continuado : 16.

D2R (No 8 ... PXC?? 9. AXP+ . R2R 10. D6R mate) 9. C5CR con fortísimas amenazas . Pero la contestación de las Neg ras es otra : 7. 8. CXC CXP! D2R! De nuevo no conviene 8 ... P X C a causa de 9. A4AD! Después de la jugada del texto. las Negras recuperan la pieza y conservan su ventaja . En algunos casos el ajedrecista plantea a su adversario problemas con carácter de celada . invitándole a resolverlos sobre el tablero. A veces el propio autor de la variante no ignora que su idea es dudosa. pero confía en Si ahora irreflexivamente las Negras capturan el PR blanco con el Caballo, les esperan desagradables consecuencias tras 7.

3. 4. 5. 6. P4D C3AD CR2R P3TD CXP 7. C2R-3A? P3R P4D A5C PXP A2R CJAR Esta jugada es errónea . Es mejor 7. C2R -3C, reservándose la posibilidad de defender el Peón de Dama mediante P3AD . 7. '" 8. A2R 9. A3R. 0-0 CJA! Ahora las Negras ganan el Peón de Dama enemigo. 9... C X C 10. C X C, P4A! 11 . C5A, P5A! 12. A2D, DXP. 13. C3D, P4H. Con un Peón de más y superioridad en el Centro, las Negras no tuvieron dificultad en conseguir la victoria. DEFENSA CARO-KANN Una de las partidas más cortas que exis ten fue jugada en un torneo internacional entre KeresArlamovski, Schavno-Zdrui 1950.

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