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Old May 10th 04, 03:08 PM
Toni Lassila
 
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r2q2k1/6pp/p4p2/1pN2N2/1Pp2P2/n1B5/6PP/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1

r . . q . . k .
.. . . . . . p p
p . . . . p . .
.. p N . . N . .
.. P p . . P . .
n . B . . . . .
.. . . . . . P P
.. . . . Q . K .

White to play and win

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Old May 11th 04, 06:28 PM
Toni Lassila
 
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On Mon, 10 May 2004 17:08:52 +0300, Toni Lassila
wrote:

r2q2k1/6pp/p4p2/1pN2N2/1Pp2P2/n1B5/6PP/4Q1K1 w - - 0 1

r . . q . . k .
. . . . . . p p
p . . . . p . .
. p N . . N . .
. P p . . P . .
n . B . . . . .
. . . . . . P P
. . . . Q . K .

White to play and win


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1. Nh6+!

1...gxh6 (1...Kf8 and 1...Kg8 both lead to forks losing the queen) 2.
Qe6+ Kg7 (or Kf8) 3. Nd7! and mate in four follows after 4. Bxc6+.

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