image4 My ebook Modern Chess Combinations: October, November, December 2016 is now also available in paperback format, so you can order a physical copy and have it delivered to you like most chess books you probably already own. Here is a sample set of exercises for you to get the taste of it.
The highlight of this edition are the games from the World Championshop match between Karjakin and Carlsen, and World Rapid and Blitz Championship. The combination played by Magnus Carlsen in the last game of the tie-break – was found by him instantly and was a worthy finish to the tough match. It proved yet again, that being able to spot tactics quickly and effortlessly is an essential part of being a strong player.

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Rakhmanov, Ale – Domogaev, S.
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14
White’s turn


Dreev, A. – Lugovskoy, M.
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15
White’s turn


Shaposhnikov, E. – Vitiugov, N.
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16
White’s turn

Solutions

Rakhmanov, Ale – Domogaev, S.
ch-RUS Blitz 2016   2016.10.04   

149
24. Rxf5

Black resigned in view of

24. … gxf5 25. Qg5 1-0


Dreev, A. – Lugovskoy, M.
ch-RUS Blitz 2016   2016.10.04   

150
37. Qxh6+
Black resigned in view of

37. … Bxh6 38. Rh7# 1-0


Shaposhnikov, E. – Vitiugov, N.
ch-RUS Blitz 2016   2016.10.04   

151
32. Qxd4
Black resigned in view of

32. … exd4 33. Rc8+ Bd8 34. Rxd8+ Qe8 35. Rxe8# 1-0

Source: chessblogger