White to Play

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Published in Chess Puzzles

After the two-mover extravaganza last week, we’re going to try more practical looking positions. I enjoyed this one because it would be good to use in chess class.

This was given by a 19th century player by the name of Dorasil. 1.Rc8! Rxc8 2.Re8+! Nxe8 3.d7 Nd6 4.dxc8=Q Nxc8 5.axb7 Bc7 6.bxc8=Q+ Bd8 7.Qxd8# Hilarious! A two rook sacrifice and the two pawns create havoc.


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