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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #215

January 27, 2017

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

 

White to play and mate Black

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Kobr v Bohac, Czechoslovakia 1958

 

Solution

“Not too hard” …provided you see it, which fortunately I did, instantly. It is perhaps a standard decoy idea: 1 Qa4! and if 1…Qa4 2 Bc5 is mate.

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In CJS Purdy terms, the Qa5 is tied to c5, and the Ke7 is in a net.

FEN

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