White to Play

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Published in Chess Puzzles

Grandmaster Milan Vidmar, as White, found himself threatened with mate at h2 by a future world champion, Dr. Max Euwe, but he came up with a saving mating attack.

1.Re8+ Bf8 1...Kh7 2.Qd3+ f5 3.Qxc2 Qf3+ 4.Kh2 Be5+ 5.Rxe5 Qf4+ 6.Kg2 Qxe5 7.Nxf5 Qe6 8.Rd8 Qf6 9.Rd7+ Kg6 10.Ng3+ Qf5 11.Qxf5# 2.Rxf8+ Kxf8 3.Nf5+ Kg8 4.Qf8+ Kxf8 5.Rd8#


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