Viacheslav Ragozin vs. Mihkail Botvinnik
Puzzle from Viacheslav Ragozin vs Mikhail Botvinnik, URSS, 1936.
Black to move and win in 3.
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1.... Nf3+ 2. Kf1 Rd1+ 3. Re1 Rxe1#
1k1r2r1/ppq4p/4Q3/1B2np2/2P1p3/P7/2P1RPPR/2B1K3 b - - 0 1
About the playersMikhail Botvinik (1911-1995) was one of the greatest chess players of all time. He was world champion 3 times: 1948-1957, 1958-1960, 1961-1963. In 1971 he'd a rating of 2660.
Viacheslav Ragozin (1908-1968) was a prominent figure among chess players of his time. World Correspondence Chess Champion, 1956-1959.