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Thomas Kett vs Ian Campbell
European Union Championship (2008), Liverpool ENG, rd 2, Sep-10
Scandinavian Defense: Main Lines. Mieses Variation (B01)  ·  1-0



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Sep-12-08  syracrophy: This could make a really nice Wednesday puzzle (19.?)

19.♖xe6!! fxe6 20.♘g7+:

<a)> 20...♔d7 21.♗xe6+ ♔d6 22.♕f4#

<b)> 20...♔f7 21.♘xe6! with disastrous results

<c)> 20...♔f8 21.♘xe6+ and the ♕ falls

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  bright1: I agree that this could be a good puzzle, however after

19. Rxe6 fxe6 20. Ng7+ Kf7

mate is forced by

21. Bxe6+ Kf8 22. Nxf5+ Ke8 23. Ng7#

or 22. ... Kf6 23. Bxf5 and again mate will follow

Sep-13-08  syracrophy: <bright1> Very good eye! I missed that! The queen controls the f8- square after the f5-pawn disappears

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