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IM Koustav Chatterjee's hardest chess position challenge

by Shahid Ahmed - 09/07/2019

One of the latest International Master of the country, Koustav Chatterjee posted this position on his facebook just little over an hour ago. He said that this is the hardest position he has ever solved. He also challenged everyone to solve this under 30 minutes. Are you ready to take his challenge? Do you agree with Koustav? Give it a shot and let us know your answer. Photo: Shahid Ahmed

Are you ready to face Koustav's challenge?

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Koustav is a multiple time West Bengal State Champion in various age group, he is also a former Commonwealth under-12 Gold medalist. He won Silver in World Youth under-16 Olympiad last year. Last month he secured his final IM-norm at 12th KIIT International to become India's latest International Master.

 

Before we venture into Koustav's journey to IM title in a separate article, let's find out why he thinks this is the toughest position he has ever done and find a solution of it.

 

Here is his facebook post:

Let us know your answer in the comments below.

 

Here is the solution: