White to Play

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A game between two unknowns turned a solid French Defense into a disaster: 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. Nb5 Qd8 8.Bd3 c6? 9. Nd6+ Ke7 10. Qh5 g6 11. Qh4+ f6 12. Nh3! Na6 13. Nf4 g5 See Diagram And now Black is punished for his sins.

14. Qxh7+ Rxh7 15. Ng6#


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