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It’s Your Move: daily chess puzzle # 118

September 20, 2015

White to play and win

 

Spassov v Kozma, Zinniwitz 1965

 

Solution

 

Pretty, but not too hard today. 1 Rg7+! has to be tried, when 1…Rg7[] 2 Re8+! is a standard attempt to deflect the Black Queen. In Purdy terms, the Queen is tied to the Rg7.

The pretty point is 2…Kf7[] 3 Qg7+ Ke8[] 4 Qf8+ is mate:

 

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