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    Puzzle of Day 06/25/2020

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulo101977 View Post
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    1.Qh3 threaneting Qh7 mate. Black has to play 1...Rh8 when 2.Rxf7+ wins with the idea of 2. ... Rxf7 3.Qxh8+ and Nxf7+ and white is a knight up. If black declines with 2. ... Kf8 then 3.Qc8 mates.
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

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    Well thought. The idea has always been to gain material!
    "I am convinced that a chess player's style reflects his personality." Vladimir Kramnik
    "A game of chess is not a test of knowledge: it is a battle of nerves." David Bronstein
    "I contend that nothing is as effective for developing a chess player's strength as independent analysis, both of the great players' games and their own." Mikhail Botvinnik
    "I may be very good at chess, but I am just a normal person" Magnus Carlsen

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