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Pete Tamburro on

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Here is our second Vidmar finish—a mate in six. When I first saw this position, it looked like a composed problem set up, but it happened in a real game: Vidmar-Tarrasch, Nuremberg, 1906.

1.Re1+ Ne4 2.Rxe4+ fxe4 [2...dxe4 3.d5+ Kxd5 4.Qd1+ Qd4 5.Qxd4+ Ke6 6.Qxd7#] 3.Qh3+ Kf7 4.Qxd7+ Kg6 5.Ne5+ Kh5 6.Qh3#


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