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It’s Your Move: daily chess puzzle #239

January 20, 2016

White to play and win

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Csom v Ostojic, Amsterdam 1969

 

Solution

 

A rest day, today. Black’s Queen has strayed into a net and 1 Nf5! wins it- Black can do nothing about 2 g3. The cute point about 1 Nf5 is that from there the N looks at h6, so preventing 1..h5 with the idea of 2…Qh6.

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