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Tal Shaked vs Mark Taimanov
Generations (1998), Cannes FRA, rd 6, Feb-??
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Variation (B42)  ·  1/2-1/2
ANALYSIS [x]

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Aug-14-05  lentil: black missed an obvious mate in 3 with 26. ..Qc1+
Aug-14-05
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  Sneaky: Good eye!
Aug-14-05  aw1988: It's mate in 2, actually.
Aug-14-05  aw1988: Mate in 2 is the correct term.
Aug-14-05  DWINS: <aw1988>, <lentil> is correct. It is a mate in 3: 26...Qc1+ 27.Nxc1 Rxc1+ 28.Qd1 Rxd1#

Aug-14-05  aw1988: Oho! So he is. My apologies.
Aug-14-05  shortsight: Then, if it's Chessmaster, I think it's mate in 5. If not mistaken, it count each half move as a move in mating count.
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