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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #240

February 20, 2017

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


White to play and mate Black


Honfi v Reshko, Leningrad 1961


Not too hard today: examine all biffs leads to 1 Nf7! and after 1..Kf7 2 Be6+ Kf8 3 Qf5+


And after 3..Bf6[] , 4 Qf6+! 5 Bh6+ and 6 Bb3 dis+ picks up the Queen.



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