Chinese Tactics

Still on the subject of China they have some pretty good chess players too. What has impressed me is the tactical energy expressed by the players whose games I’ve seen, even from quite simple openings.

Here’s a nice example that I stumbled across today, 22. Qh6!! being an amazing move.


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Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: