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Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

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


Solution:

1.Qd7+ Kxd7 2.Naxc5+ dxc5 [2...Kd8 3.Ne6+ Kd7 4.Nbc5+ dxc5 5.Ba4+ Bc6 6.Bxc6+ Kxe6 7.d5#] 3.Nxc5+ Kd8 4.Ne6+ Kd7 5.Ba4+ Bc6 6.Bxc6+ Kxe6 7.d5#

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