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Watch for the stalemate pitfalls!

A study by Stamma. 1.Ba1 Kxa1 2.Kc2 b5 3.c6 3.cxb6 Stalemate! 3...b4 4.c7 b3+ 5.Kxb3 Kb1 6.c8Q a1N+ 6...a1Q 7.Qc2# 7.Kc3 Nc2 8.Qf5 Ka1 9.Kxc2 9.Qxc2 Stalemate! 9...Ka2 10.Qa5#


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