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January 28, 2019

Another position from ‘Chess Combination as a Fine Art’ by Keres. Today’s blog is affected by my PC having failed and needing repair or replacement, so is in different format to normal. How long it will be before it returns to normal format will be dependent on if the PC can be returned to good health.

White to move and win

Matz v Schumann, Ottawa 1962

Solution

1…Bh2+ and after 2 Kh2, 2…Qh5+ and 3…Re4. After White recaptures, 4…Ne2+ wins the house.

FEN

No FEN whilst this problem persists. Sorry.

From → Chess

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