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is chess in the Olympics

  There is currently no chess in the Olympiad. The Chess Olympiad is a chess competition officially organized by FIDE since 1927 and takes place in even-numbered years. Before World War II the event was occasionally held every year. There was also an unofficial Chess Olympiad series that ended in 1976. Although chess is covered in the sports sections of many newspapers around the world, it is not one of the recognized sports in the Olympic Games. However, FIDE is now a member of the International Olympic Committee and follows its rules. This means that chess could one day become an Olympic event, although most knowledgeable observers say this is unlikely. The World Chess Championship is a competition held annually by the international chess organization FIDE to determine the World Champion of chess. Both men and women are eligible to participate in this championship. The World Champion does not have to be the player with the highest Elo rating: the 2006-2007 World Champion, Vladimir Kr

Tactics Puzzle #2: Find the Best Move

I got into this position recently in a bullet game and it was interesting because it's been quite a while since I have gotten myself into chaotic positions like this. The whole game has been one sacrifice after another on my end while my opponent simply did what was the logical thing to do considering that my position seemed to be in very bad shape up until this point. I sacrificed two minor pieces to open White's position and to get my pieces active. Fortunately, I had a few tricks up my sleeve and I was eventually able to win the game. So have a go at it.

I will give the answer to the problem here:
(Note that the moves that will be shown in this diagram are not the actual moves played in the game but after doing a computer analysis, these are the best moves that either side could have played. The actual game is in the parentheses)


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