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Vasily Smyslov vs Gavriil Veresov
USSR Championship (1940), Moscow URS, rd 14, Sep-24
Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51)  ·  1-0

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Jul-03-08  robinpark98: White attacks the Black Rook (Qxd1) and threatens 42. Qf6+ Kh6 (Kg8 43. Qf8#) 43. Bf8+ Qg7 (Kh5 44. g4#) 44. Bxg7+ Kh5 45. g4#
Oct-31-08  chocobonbon: Doesn't White attack the Black Rook and threaten Mate on the move - 42.♕f8+?
May-08-15  A.T PhoneHome: Interesting to read your ideas, thanks guys. A bit late for a thank-you, but still! And yes, 42.Qf8+ is White's threat.

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