White to Play

Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

White has a mate in 5 here. This is a selection this week from the fascinating book, Imagination in Chess,by Paata Gaprindahvili, an international correspondence master.

This position arose in Purins-Inglitls, Correspondence, 1971: 1.Nb5+ The immediate queen check doesn’t work 1.Qxd6+ Kb7 2.Bxe4 Re8 1...cxb5 2.Qxd6+ Kb7 3.Bxe4+ Nc6 4.Bxc6+ Ka6 5.Qa3#


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