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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #228

February 8, 2017

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

 

White to play and mate Black

2281

Arakelov v Litvinov, Moscow 1959

Solution

A pretty one, but a fairly well known theme. 1 Rc8+ Kh7 2 Rh8+!

2282

and 3 Qh6+ and 4 Rd8+ etc.

FEN

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