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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #301

April 24, 2017

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


White to play and mate Black


Kavalek v Khodos, Sinaia, 1965



A one move solution: 1 Rd8+! wins


If 1..Qd8, 2 Qe6+ and mates on f7; and if 1…Bd8, 2 Qh8+! and 3 Rf8 mate.


Kavalek fully analyses this game in Megabase 2017.



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