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Black to Play

Pete Tamburro on

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Here’s a position from a not surprisingly wild King’s Gambit. It was battled in Chicago in 1942 between Nietsche (White) and Faktor (Black): 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Bc4 Qh4+ 4. Kf1 g5 5.Nf3 Qh5 6. h4 d5 7. Bxd5 Nf6 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. Bxc6+ bxc6 10. d4 Ba6+ 11. Kg1 g4 12. Ne5 Black sees that White can consolidate with Bxf4, so he plays…(see diagram)


12…Qxe5!! 13. dxe5 Bc5+ 14. Kh2 g3+ 15. Kh3 Bc8+ 16. Qg4 Bxg4#

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