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Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #490

November 10, 2017

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


Black to play and mate White


Fedcenko v Nosulja, Sumi 1980


Not too hard today: 1… Rh2+ is the natural first try, and after 2 Kh2 Rh4+ the natural follow up. 3 Kg2 Qe2+ 4 Rf2 (or 4 Qf2) Bf3+ and 5…Rh1 mate.



7r/Qp4k1/4pp2/3bq3/2r5/2P2BP1/P6P/3R1RK1 b – – 0 1

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