Daily Chess Improvement: Lein Chess Tactic!

This game took place at the 1966 USSR Chess Championship

White to move.

Source: ChessToday.net

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DaveCubby
DaveCubby

Addition to my analysis below:

  1. Bd5+!! Rxd5, 2. Ne7+! Rxe7, 3. Qxc8+ Kh7, 4. Bxg7! Rxg7, 5. Rf8! Rdd7, 6. Qe8 Rgf7, 7. Rh8+ Kg7, 8. Qg8+ Kf6, 9. Rxh6+ Ke7, 10. Qg5+
    Rf6, 11. Qxf6+ Ke8, 12. Rh8#
DaveCubby
DaveCubby

‪Lein’s actual move is 1. Bd5+!! — Black resigns in lieu of 1...Rxd5, 2. Ne7+! Rxe7, 3. Qxc8+ Kh7, 4. Bxg7! Kxg7, 5. Qf8+ Kg6, 6. Rf6+! Kg5/h5 (6...Kh7, 7. Rxh6#), 7. Qxh6#‬



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