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A tactic a day keeps the losses at bay!
[FEN “2r1k2r/3bpp2/p6b/1p1N3R/3NP3/1P2QPq1/PP1R4/1K6 b k – 0 26”]
How should Black follow-up on 26…Rg8 27.Qd3?
Boleslavsky,Isaak – Bondarevsky,Igor
URS Absolute-ch Leningrad/Moscow (12), 12.04.1941
Pirc Defense [B08]
1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bf4 Nbd7 7.Qd2 g5 8.Bg3 Nh5 9.Bc4 g4 10.Ng1 c5 11.dxc5 Nxg3 12.hxg3 Nxc5 13.Nge2 Bd7 14.0-0-0 Rc8 15.Qe3 a6 16.Bb3 Nxb3+ 17.cxb3 Qa5 18.Kb1 Qc5 19.Nd4 b5 20.Nce2 Qe5 21.Rd2 h5 22.f4 gxf3 23.gxf3 d5 24.Nc3 Qxg3 25.Nxd5 Bh6 26.Rxh5 Rg8 27.Qd3
27…Qg1+ 0-1 Or 27…Qe1+ leads to mate upon 28.Rd1 Rc1+! 29.Rxc1 Qxc1#.
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