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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #448

September 28, 2017

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

 White to play and mate Black


Herb v unknown, Castelnandary 1978 

Solution 

The type of problem I find quite tricky. I know there is a solution, but nothing quite works. Overcoming ‘resistance’ is a new term I have recently learnt from Jacob Aagaard’s excellent  ‘Thinking Inside the box’, and here is a good example.

Eventually, I saw the solution. 

1 Qf7+ Kh8[] 2 Nh7!


2.. Nh7 3 Bh6! – the ‘easy but difficult’ move, using another phrase I have learned from Jacob’s book. 


Black collapses, mate follows. 

FEN 

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