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From the same BCM series, White has a way to mate. It takes a while, and the first move is a dandy!

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My apologies for posting the wrong diagram yesterday. You now have the correct one. My thanks to Jim and Mike for giving me an immediate heads up! From a beginner’s chess column in a 1920s British Chess Magazine

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From a beginner’s chess column in a 1920s British Chess Magazine

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Nakamura polished off Vachier-Lagrave in London during 2016 with this snappy finish.

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Ipatov-Brkic, European Championships, ended rather quickly from the diagrammed position. What’s the mating line here?

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The first move might be obvious, but what’s the best second move?

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Another edge of disaster position from Philidor, but White escapes by mating, of course.

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Ziska as Black against Kelires at Luxembourg in 2016 ended with a flourish.

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