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Holiday Chess School #8! A new theme this week: Distraction. This is an odd form of distraction because it doesn’t happen until move three.

From Nimzovich 1.Bh7+ Kh8 2.Bc2+ Kg8 3.Rg2+ Bxg2 4.Bh7+ Kh8 5.Bg6+ Kg8 6.Bh7+ Kh8 7.Bg6+ Kg8 8.Qh7+ Kf8 9.Qxf7# I have never seen a bishop do all this! It was even interference.


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