Afek’s Challengers

Endgame composition GM Yochanan Afek, who is based in Amsterdam, has selected ten endgame studies to solve, for the fans of the Batavia tournament. Yochanen will show the solutions on Tuesday, March 5 . Feel free to stop by, have a drink and enjoy the beauty of these studies. And of course you’ll be able to have a look at the Batavia grandmasters playing!

Jan Timman and Yochanan Afek with Afek’s latest book “Practical Chess Beauty”. Photo: Kees Stap


1. White to win


2. White to win


3. White to win


4. White to win


5. White to win


6. White to win


7 White to win


8. White to draw


9. White to draw


10. White to draw