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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
What is White’s strongest reply to 31…Rd8?
Nimzowitsch,Aron – Rubinstein,Akiba
Berlin Tageblatt, 1928
Reti Opening [A07]
1.Nf3 d5 2.b3 Bf5 3.Bb2 e6 4.g3 h6 5.Bg2 Nd7 6.0-0 Ngf6 7.d3 Be7 8.e3 0-0 9.Qe2 c6 10.Kh1 a5 11.a4 Nc5 12.Nd4 Bh7 13.f4 Nfd7 14.Nd2 Qc7 15.e4 dxe4 16.Nxe4 Nxe4 17.dxe4 e5 18.Nf3 exf4 19.gxf4 Rfe8 20.e5 Nc5 21.Nd4 Ne6 22.Rad1 Nxd4 23.Bxd4 Bf5 24.Be4 Bxe4+ 25.Qxe4 Rad8 26.e6 Bf8 27.Be5 Qc8 28.f5 fxe6 29.f6 Rxd1 30.f7+ Kh8 31.Rxd1 Rd8
32.Qg6!! 1-0 The threat of Qxh6 leads to mate in six at most; 32.Rd3 is mate in seventeen.