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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #220

January 31, 2017

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

 

White to play and mate Black

2201

 

Gligoric v Nievergeld, Zurich 1959

Solution

A nice little ‘tictac’ solves this: 1 Nf5+ and 1…ef 2 ef+ Kf8

2202

3 Rc6! 1-0; mate on d8 next move.

The game has some interesting annotations in Megabase 2017.

FEN

6r1/4kp2/p1bRpp2/1pr1P3/5b1p/PBP1N3/1P4PP/1K1R4 w – – 0 28

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