19. Jun, 2022

Master checkmates

David Robert Norwood GM (1968-) is an English businessman who runs an investment fund that finances spin-off companies from Oxford University science departments. He is also a chess grandmaster, chess writer, former captain of the English chess team and now represents Andorra (a tiny, independent principality situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains) at chess

Diagram - White sacrifices the queen on this move and then hunts down the king while Black's queen stays anchored on e7. An inspiring combination !

🙂 Video - 3 checkmating combinations (3:02)