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Howell finishes off Jumabayev in grand style at the Keres Memorial in 2016. Keres would have been proud.


Solution:

An explosive start followed by a quiet but lethal bishop move: 1.Rxg6+ hxg6 2.Qxg6+ Kh8 3.Qh6+ Kg8 4.Be4 Black Resigned because of 4... f5 5.Bd5+ Rf7 6.Qg6+ Kh8 7.Bxf7 Bxf1 8.Qh6#

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