Chess Crackers (September/October 2008)

More crackers to snack on! This month’s edition bring more excitement on the 64 squares. IM Emory Tate makes his usual contribution with a nice shot. Pontus Carlsson unfurls his fire-breathing Dragon to bring fire on the board. Cameo appearances by Jimmy Canty and Glenn Umstead round out the collection.

IM Emory Tate – IM Yury Lapshun
2008 World Open
White to Move (after 11…dxe5)

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Daaim Shabazz

Daaim Shabazz is the founder of The Chess Drum, while serving as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds a B.S. Computer Science from Chicago State University, an MBA in Marketing and a Ph.D. in International Affairs & Development, both from Clark Atlanta University. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.

One Comment

  1. In the canty game, 23. Rxe7 seems to lead to a more complicated position after 23. …Bxf2 with the idea of 24.Kxf2 Qxe7 25. Qc8 Rd8.
    I am a bit rusty but what do you think?

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