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Daily puzzle: my pick of wonderful moves from 2016

January 8, 2017
I am starting the New Year with a fairly random selection of moves seen during 2016: skewed to the last few months, since I only thought of making such a selection in December, and then had to try to recall some of my favourite moments.
White to play and win
korobov1

Korobov v Sutovsky, 17th Karpov Poikovsky Cup, 29/7/16

Solution

1 Rd5!

korobov2

Lovely: maybe an “only” move, knowing it is a puzzle, but pretty nonetheless.
For the game continuation, see my Cloud Database.

FEN

r7/pp1Qpk1p/4p1p1/n1q1b3/5B2/2P3P1/P4PBP/3R2K1 w – – 0 21

ChessBase Cloud
 
The game can be found here:
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