Test your chess: Reitstein problem 218

A fairly easy but common way to instigate a checkmate.

allanbeardsworth

Black to play and win

W Heidenfeld v J Wolpert 1959

1…Qf3! is a natural biff to try, with the point that 2 gf Rg8+ 3 Kh1 Bf3 is mate.

So, white has to play 2 Rc6[] when 2…Rg8! wins a piece and the game.

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One Response to “Test your chess: Reitstein problem 218”

  1. Sanjeev Thakur Says:

    Good example how to proceed in the game

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