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It’s Your Move: daily chess puzzle # 145

October 17, 2015

White to play and win

 

Petrosian v Spassky, World Championship, game 10, 1966

 

Solution

 

Part of my chess culture. I recognised this position, and knew where it was from, and, of course, the solution.

1 Bf7+ Rf7 (1…Kf8 2 Qh8+ Ke7 3 Nef5+ Kd7 4 Qc8 mate) 2 Qh8+! and Nf7+ forking follows.

 

 

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