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Daily Chess Puzzle

April 12, 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

Pos91

Dolmadjan v Angelov, Sofia 1977

 

Solution

1 Re7! examine all biffs Re7[]  2 Nd6+ Qd6 3 Re7!

Pos92

If 3….Qe7, 4 Qc6+ is curtains.

If 2…Kb8 3 Re& and it is over.

FEN

2krr3/3qbp2/1p3n1p/pNppR1p1/Q1P5/6B1/PP3PPP/4R1K1 w – – 0 1

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