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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 173

White to play and win

White played 1 Qf4, to which black replied 1…Nf6.

(1….ef 2 e5+ and mates)

G Michelakis v D Greek 1986… 56 more words

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Test your chess: daily chess puzzle # 172

Black to play and win

Find the most convincing way to win.

AA Ponelis v D Friedgood 1973

Solution

Black could play 1…Bd5 or 1…e2, but best is 1…Rd5!, with the idea that after 2 fe, Ra5! 15 more words

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