White to Play

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Published in Chess Puzzles

This game between Herman Helms and Oscar Tenner was played in 1942 at 10 seconds a move. You have ten seconds to figure out the solution.1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bb6 5. a4 a6 6. a5 Ba7 7. b5 axb5 8. Bxb5 Nf6 9. Ba3 Nxe4 10. Qe2 Nxf2 (Much better was 10... Bxf2+ 11. Kd1 f5) 11. Nxe5 Nd4 (See Diagram)

12. Nxd7+ Nxe2 13. Nf6#


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