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Don't drop the ball!

I played a 45 45 league match tonight with my 4 member team down 1.5-.5 so I had to push for a win with Black. And I was slightly better in the position below. White had just player Bf1. What does Black play?       Ne2+ and Qxc2 wins the Queen. Now the match is tied 1.5-1.5. Stay sharp. Double-check your position for threats. Don't drop the ball. 

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Castling into it!

This is what it means when we say she "castled into it". My opponent castled long and didn't last very long. Always take care of your king. Or coach NCM Vas will be coming for you. White to play: 21. 0-0-0??     21. ... Qb4 22. h6+ Kh7 23. Qd2 a2 24. Qxb4 Rxb4 25. Kd2Rxb2+ 26. Ke3 Rfb8 27. Ng4 Nxg4+ 28. Bxg4 Bc6 29. f3 Rb1 30. Bxe6 fxe6 31. Rh4 a1=Q 32. Rf4 Qe5+ 33. Re4 Bxe4 34. fxe4 Rxd1 0-1

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Attacking with NCM Vas

Black to play. How do you continue the attack?   31. ... Rxe5! attack 32. dxe5 Qxe5 33. Bh5 Qg3+ 34. Kf1f4 35. Rf2 Qxh3+ 36. Kg1 Qh1# 0-1

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