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Tactical Awareness Week: Starting off with Reshevsky-Simonson, 1938.


Solution:

The concept of obstruction comes very much into play here: 1.d5 Rb7 [1...Qxd5 2.Rd4 Qe6 3.Qxe6; 1...cxd5 2.e6 d4 3.exd7] 2.dxc6 Rb8 3.c4 Qe2 4.Qxf7+ Kh8 5.c7 Rc8 6.Qf6+ Black Resigned as after 6...Kg8 7.Rd4 Re8 8.c8Q Qxe5+ 9.Qxe5 Rxc8 10.Rd7 Rxc4 11.Qg7#

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