Pragg on the attack
We are all familiarized with the young man from Chennai. At 16, Praggnanandhaa is one of many promising talents emerging from India. Last week, the prodigious teenager showed great fighting spirit to get outright victory at the Reykjavik Open.
Let us now revisit highlights from his performance. In this critical position from the last round game, what is best for White?
Pragg won six games in Reykjavik. How did he win from here? He had the white pieces.
And here’s a mate-in-three.
This week’s show
Daniel King is the prolific author of the Power Play series which numbers 28 volumes to date. The Tactic Turbo for the King’s Gambit is the subject of his most recent DVD.
Here’s a teaser:
Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all arising from the King’s Gambit. They feature typical tactics from the opening, so this is a great way of becoming familiar with the tricks and traps that you can set your opponent.