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Black to Play

Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

White’s sins in this game lie on a1, b1, f1, g1 and h1. Black punishes White for his transgressions by mating him in seven moves in Rhode v. VonZeitzewitz.


Solution:

1...Bxa3+ 2.Kc3 [2.Ka4 Rb4+ 3.Ka5 Nd4 4.c7 (4.Ka6 Nxc6 5.bxa3 Rb6#) 4...Nc6+ 5.Ka6 Rb6#; 2.Ka2 Rxb2#] 2...Bb4+ 3.Kb3 Bd2+ 4.Ka4 Rb4+ 5.Ka5 Nd4 6.Nxd2 Nxc6+ 7.Ka6 Rb6#

 

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