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Daily Chess Puzzle

April 8, 2019

Today’s problem is from the January 1979 Chess magazine. I have hundreds (many hundreds) of magazines on my book shelves, and I thought I would dip into them; and thought I would start with going forty years back.

 

As is my custom, I only say 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

Faibisovich Vadim Z - Kaminsky Oleg M (25...Ng5)

Faibisovich v Kaminski, Leningrad 1978

 

Solution

1 Qg5! and Black resigned: 1…fg[] 3 Rh7 g6 and 4 Bf7+ is curtains.

Faibisovich Vadim Z - Kaminsky Oleg M (28.Bxf7+)

FEN

4r1k1/4qrpp/2pp1p2/p3p1nR/Pp2P1Q1/1B1PP2R/1PP3PP/6K1 w – – 0 26

 

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