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Here we have a good, standard isolated queen pawn attacking position, so it’s worth knowing the attacking sequence here. The obvious lesson is that you first need to coordinate as many of your pieces as possible toward the kingside.


From Coggan-Foster, Boston, 1937: 1.Bxf6 Bxf6 2.Qxh7+ Kxh7 3.Rh5+ Kg8 4.Ng6 and mate can’t be stopped on h8.

 

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