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Daily Chess Puzzle

July 18, 2019

Today’s problem is from the April 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.

 

Black to play

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Moffat v Sutherland, Southend, Easter 1979

 

Solution

1…Ng3+ and after 2 hg, Rh5 is mate.

FEN

6k1/pp3p2/6p1/2pnr3/Q2b2b1/2PP4/PP2n1PP/4RR1K b – – 0 1

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One Comment
  1. 1… Ng3+ 2.hxg3 Rh5#

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