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Holiday Chess School #7! A new theme this week: Distraction. If your opponent is guarding certain weak squares, you have to “lure” him away from that protection.


From a game won by Harrwitz in the 1850s. 1.Rg3+ Kh8 2.Qh6 Rg8 3.Re8! Qxe8 3...Rxe8 4.Qg7# 4.Qf6+ Rg7 5.Qxg7 mate.

 


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