Viacheslav Ragozin vs. Mihkail Botvinnik

Puzzle from Viacheslav Ragozin vs Mikhail Botvinnik, URSS, 1936.

Black to move and win in 3.

Roll over to see the solution: 1.... Nf3+ 2. Kf1 Rd1+ 3. Re1 Rxe1#

FEN: 1k1r2r1/ppq4p/4Q3/1B2np2/2P1p3/P7/2P1RPPR/2B1K3 b - - 0 1

About the players

Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Botvinik (1911-1995) was one of the greatest chess players of all times. Word champion for 3 times: 1948-1957, 1958-1960, 1961-1963. He had a rating of 2660 in 1971.

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Viacheslav RagozinViacheslav Ragozin (1908-1968) was a prominent figure among chess players of his time. World Correspondence Chess Champion , 1956-1959.


5 Responses

  1. seenu
    seenu at

    Ne5-f3
    key move

    Reply
  2. Meet Doshi
    Meet Doshi at

    1. Ne5-f3 Ke1-f1
    2. Rd8-d1 Re2-e1
    3. Qc7xc4 Qe6xc4
    4. Rd1xe1

    Reply
  3. vinayak
    vinayak at

    Ne5-f3
    Rg8-g1
    Rd8-d1

    Reply
  4. Amratanshu
    Amratanshu at

    Ne5-f3
    Rd8-d1
    Rd8xe8

    Reply
  5. Joe
    Joe at

    Nc6-Kc8
    Re8-Rd8
    Rxd8

    Reply
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