Győző Forintos vs. Boris Spassky

This puzzle is from the chess game between Győző Forintos and Boris Spassky, Leningrad 1960.

Black to move and win in 3.

Roll over to see the solution: 1... Rh1+ 2. Kxh1 Qxf3+ 3. Kg1 Qg2#

FEN: 2k4r/pp3pQ1/2q5/2n5/8/N3pPP1/P3r3/R1R3K1 b - - 0 1

About the players

Boris SpasskyBoris Vasilievich Spassky (1937-) is a Russian chess grandmaster. He was World Chess Champion between 1969 and 1972.

2 articles on Boris Spassky


Gyozo ForintosGyőző Victor Forintos (1935-) is a Hungarian chess master and economist. He was the national chess champion in 1968.


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    BINOY CHACKO at

    1….. Rh1+
    2. Kxh1 Qxf3+
    3. Kg1 Qg2#

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    BINOY CHACKO at

    1… Rh1+
    2. Kxh1 Qxf3+
    3. Kg1 Qg2#

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    josh at

    Rh8-h1+
    2. Kg1xh1 Qc6xf3+
    3. Kh1-g1 Qf3-f2+
    4. Kg1-h1 Qf2-h2#

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    Zeeshan at

    Rh8-h1+
    2. Kg1xh1 Qc6xf3+
    3. Kh1-g1 Qf3-g2#

    Reply
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