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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Daily Chess Puzzle 30.

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Based on the undefended state of the Black Queen, White has this shocking continuation :

1 Ne6!! ( threatening 2 Qg7 checkmate )

2 ... N6h5 ( defending the g7 square but leaving himself open for a quick checkmate; however, Black can't capture the impudent White Knight because 1... Nxe6 2 Qxd2 drops the Black Queen, and 1 ... fxe6 2 Rxg6+ Kf7 3 Rg7+ also leads to Black's demise )

2 Qf8+ Kh7 3 Ng5 checkmate.