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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Play chess like Botvinnik: Can you spot the magic move?

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Hello everyone,

Thursday is upon us. Another reason to try a chess puzzle. But August 17 is also the 100th birth anniversary of the sixth world chess champion Mikhail Botvinnik. Here is a nice puzzle with White to find the magic move to win. Can you?

Botvinnik vs Khrisogon Kholodkevich, Moscow, 1927

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