Test your chess: Reitstein problem 206

allanbeardsworth

White to play and win

M Bleiden v BE Siegheim 1906

This position is something of an optical illusion: the threat of 1…Bh3 looks like it will win the queen, but white can ignore it, playing 1 Bd4! since if 1….Bh3?, 2 Bg7 is mate. So white is a piece up.

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