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It’s Your Move: daily chess puzzle #263

February 14, 2016

White to play and win

evaluate 1…g5 2 Rh6 Kg7

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Fischer v Gligoric, Rovinj-Zagreb 1970

Solution

Black’s defence looks solid, until you examine all biffs and consider 1 Rf6!!

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Then if 1…Kf6, 2 Bg5+ skewers King and Queen, whilst 1…Qf6 is met by Nh5+ with a fork.

 

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