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Holiday Chess School #6! We continue with our theme of using a pin to win. This time we have a demonstration that it comes in endgames as well.

From a study by the composer Henri Rinck. 1.Qe4+ Ka6 1...Kc7 2.Rh7; 1...Kb6 2.Rh6+ Kc5 3.Qe5+ Qd5 (3...Kb4 4.Rb6+ Ka4 5.Ra6+ Kb4 6.Qa5#) 4.Qc7+ Kb4 5.Rb6+ 2.Rh6+ Rf6 2...Ka7 3.Qd4+ Kb8 4.Qb6+ Ka8 5.Qa6+ Kb8 6.Rb6+ Kc7 7.Qa7+ Kd8 8.Rb8# 3.Qf5


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