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chessbug
15-03-2006, 10:43 AM
Hi guys,

I wrote an essay called The Eighth Seal:
Queen and Rook on the Eighth Rank

In this essay I examine, as you may have guessed, a few examples with queen and rook on the opponent’s eighth rank. The last one is the critical position in Spassky – Tal 1958 where Spassky misses the win. The essay is in

http://www.chessbug.com/Middlegame_TheEighthSeal.htm

I will be happy to hear your remarks: especially whether you agree or disagree with my understanding of these positions and if you have positions to support or contradict what I have to say. ;)

Looking forward to hearing from you,
Chessbug

qpawn
15-03-2006, 10:51 AM
I recommend Chessbug's articles for all who seek to penetrate chess mysteries.

His words are perspicacious, clear and enlightening. :D

Just as the reviews by Capamantis are too :D