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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 227

April 28, 2015

White to play and win

 

 

F Mandizha v A Fraser 2005

Solution

 

The initial move is obvious, removing black's main attacking thrusts 1 Re5 de:

But then what?

2 Bb2 is obvious, forcing 2…Re8, when 3 Be5+! Re5 4 Qd4?? is terrible (4…Qf1 mate) but 4 Qa1 wins easily.

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