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Paul Keres vs Lothar Schmid
Zuerich (1961), Zuerich SUI, rd 5, Jun-??
Alekhine Defense: Saemisch Attack (B02)  ·  1-0
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Oct-29-05
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  Chnebelgrind: 25... Kxc6 26.Qc4 mate!
Apr-21-08
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  notyetagm: White to play: 25 ?


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Here White (Keres) unleashed the thunderous <CHECK> 25 ♖d6xc6+!! (Davies)

Position after 25 ♖d6xc6+!!


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with the point that 25 ... ♔c7x♖c6?? results in the <SNAP MATE> 26 ♕f7-c4#.

(VAR) Position after 25 ... ♔c7x♖c6?? 26 ♕f7-c4#


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A lovely mating picture: the Black c6-king is <TRAPPED IN A CORRIDOR> on the c-file by the Black b6-pawn,d7-bishop <SELF-BLOCKS> and the White a6-bishop,d1-rook cutting off the b- and d-files, respectively.

Jan-10-11
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  notyetagm: Game Collection: KNOW THE ENEMY KING'S FLIGHT SQUARES AT ALL TIME

Keres vs Schmid, 1961 25 Rd6xc6+!! drags Black c7-king onto c6, trapped in a corridor on the c-file

Feb-22-11
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  notyetagm: Game Collection: LINE-OPENING SACRIFICES:KING TRAPPED IN CORRIDOR

Keres vs Schmid, 1961 25 Rd6xc6+!! opens c-file for 25 ... Kc7xRc6 26 Qf7-c4#

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