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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #157

November 13, 2016
Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.
White to play and win
1571
Unzicker v Wüst, Bavarska 1946
Solution
A nice puzzle: the aim is easy to see, divert the Nd7 from protecting b8, but the winning mechanism took me a while to see.
1 Rd7! Kd7 (1…Rd7 2 Qb8 mate)
2 Nf6+!
1572
2….Bf6
3 Qg4 mate.
 157
Nice.
FEN
2kr3r/pp1nb3/1qp2ppp/8/4NQ2/7P/PPP2PPB/2KRR3 w – – 0 1
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One Comment
  1. Manny permalink

    The solution is wrong.
    3.Qg4 mate

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