Black to Play

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A hint: That bishop gets to be a key part of the mating attack!

Won by Rossolimo in 1949: 1...Rxg2+ 2.Kxg2 Rxf2+ 3.Bxf2 e3+ White Resigned because of 4.Rd5 [4.Qd5 Qxf2+ 5.Kh1 Bxd5+ 6.Rxd5 Qxe1+ 7.Kh2 Qf2+ 8.Kh1 Qf3+ 9.Kg1 Qxd5 10.Kh2 e2 11.h4 e1Q 12.Kh3 Qf3+ 13.Kh2 Qeh1#] 4...Qxf2+ 5.Kh1 Qxe1+ 6.Kh2 Qf2+ 7.Kh1 e2 8.Qc4 e1Q+ 9.Qf1 Qexf1#


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