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Mikhail Kamyshov vs Alexey Sokolsky
Trade Unions Championship (1938), Leningrad URS, rd 2, Feb-16
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical Variation (E32)  ·  0-1

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Dec-05-21
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  Messiah: Beautiful mate! Stunning!
Nov-21-22  joeld: This mate is featured in the book How to Beat Your Dad at Chess by Murray Chandler.
Nov-21-22
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  fredthebear: <This mate is featured in the book How to Beat Your Dad at Chess by Murray Chandler.>

Chandler's hardcover puzzle book can be used as a deck of flashcards, left side only. It'll be useful for years. Breeze through it in a few minutes, left side only. Some examples are forced draws and promotion, not a checkmate but all good maneuvers to keep fresh in mind.

This is Deadly Checkmate 1: Anastasia's Mate, p. 14.

Nov-21-22  stone free or die: Of course this game has a fun finish, and a beautiful mate (with some measure of White cooperation).

But chess player's have to play defense too. What would Black do if White had played 26.Kh1 instead?


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Tucking the king out of the clutches of the enemy knight holds.

analysis of move 26.?

Nov-23-22
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  fredthebear: Paying members see the Stockfish analysis:

26.Ng4? 26.Kh1 Nf3 27.gxf3 Qxf3+ 28.Kh2 Qf4+ 29.Kh1 Qf3+ = 0.00 (32 ply)

Nov-23-22  stone free or die: All members do, it's in the link I gave.

Black has other variations to try, but after 26.Kh1 Black can pretty much force an immediate draw with the line given.

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