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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
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How should White follow-up on 27.Na5 Rd7?
Lobron,Eric (2505) – Ree,Hans (2455)
Hoogovens Wijk aan Zee (2), 19.01.1985
Sicilian Scheveningen [B81]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.g4 h6 7.h4 Nc6 8.Rg1 h5 9.gxh5 Nxh5 10.Bg5 Nf6 11.Qd2 Qb6 12.Nb3 Bd7 13.0-0-0 a6 14.Qe2 Qc7 15.Rg3 0-0-0 16.Rgd3 Be7 17.f3 Kb8 18.Qf2 Bc8 19.Kb1 Ne5 20.R3d2 Ng8 21.a3 Ng6 22.Be3 Bxh4 23.Qg1 Qe7 24.Ba7+ Ka8 25.Na4 Qg5 26.Qb6 Nf6 27.Na5 Rd7
28.Bb8!! It is mate in seven at most. Black played 28…Kxb8 But this allows mate in two. 29.Nc6+ Ka8 1-0
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