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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #459

October 9, 2017

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.  
Black to play and mate White

Aleksandrov v Jegircev, USSR 1978
Not too hard today. First, removal of a defender by 1…Rc4! 2 dc[]. Then 2…Ne3+ brings one more piece into the arrack, and after 3 Kh2[] Qg3+! 

it is mate next move. 
4 Kg3[] Be5 mate. 

8/2q2rbk/4b1p1/2rn3p/2NpB2P/Q2P2P1/4P1K1/R3N2R b – – 0 1

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