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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 171

March 3, 2015

Black to play and win



EM Moseamedi v JJ Steenkamp 2002




The motif 'has to be' a discovered check from the Ba7, but with the Rd8 LPDO something special is needed. Examine all biffs means that one has to look at 1…Rc1+!, and once seen, its power is evident. If 2 Bc1, ed+; 2 Bf1 ed+; and if 2 Kg2 black stabilises the position by first playing 2…Qe4+ and swapping queens off, before taking on b1.



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