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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate # 93

September 3, 2016

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


White to play and mate Black.


Alekhine v Colle, Paris 1925




Not too hard today: maybe I have seen this one before, sometime over the years. 1 Qd7! Rd7[] 2 Rh8+


(2 Re8+) Kh7[] 3 Rcc8 and mates on h8.


To find the positions (I am writing this post on holiday, with only my iPad, and no Megabase) I used Chessbase’s online app: searching for the game, I saw that Alekhine had Colle’s ‘number’:



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