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Daily Chess Puzzle

November 18, 2018

Today’s problem is from the 1972 book “Chess Combination as a Fine Art”, a book based on articles published in the 1950s-1960s by Kurt Richter.

Since the start of 2018, I have decided to adopt the style of only saying which side is to play: and not giving an idea if the move wins or otherwise, unless on occasion I think signposting would be helpful. Instead, the problems are posed with the instruction to decide what you would play, as in a game.

White to play

Pos221

Bujnoch v Matocha, Czechoslovakia, 1968

 

Solution

1 Be7+ Kh6

2 Rh7+!

Pos222

2..Kh7[] 3 Bf6+ and mates.

 

FEN

8/Q4R1p/2pB2p1/2Pp2k1/3r4/7P/P5PK/1q2r3 w – – 0 1

 

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