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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #6

June 5, 2016

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and win

-the famous Evergreen game

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Anderssen v Dufresne, Berlin 1852

Solution

1 Re7+! Ne7 (1….Kd8 is better, surviving to a lost endgame in the longest line, given by Kasparov in Megabase 2012)

2 Qd7+!!

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2…Kd7 3 Bf5++ Ke8 4 Bd7+ and 5 Be7 mate.

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