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Peter Leko vs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Amber Tournament (Blindfold) (2008) (blindfold), Nice FRA, rd 5, Mar-20
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Breyer Defense Zaitsev Hybrid (C95)  ·  1-0



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Mar-20-08  GMNick: Rxf7 is followed by Rf1!
May-17-08  notyetagm: White to play: 30 ?

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<GMNick: Rxf7 is followed by Rf1!>

Actually, the German <Schach 64> magazine gives this position in their latest issue in the <Kombinationen> section ( and provides the following solution:

<Lösungen der Kombinationen

1. P. Leko – S. Mamedyarov
Amber (Blindschach), Nizza 2008

30. Txf7! – 1:0 wegen …Txf7 31. Sf3! De7 32. Dd8+ Df8 33. Sg5 mit Gewinn.>

which is 30 ♖f1xf7! ♖f8x♖f7 31 ♘d4-f3! ♕g5-e7 32 ♕d3-d8+ ♕e7-f8 33 ♘f3-g5, shown below.

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