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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #137

October 22, 2016

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

 

White to play and mate Black

1371

Morra v Rossolimo, Nice 1937

 

Solution

I presume this game was between the two players for whom variations in the Sicilian defence are named after? I have not been able to find the game itself in Megabase or elsewhere to help corroborate this supposition.

Anyway, straightforward, since examine all biffs quickly leads to 1 Qh5+! gh[] 2 g6+ Kg6[] 3 Rg1+ and mate.

1372

FEN

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