Ilya Rabinovich vs. Grigory Levenfish

This puzzle is the end game between two of the best Russian and Soviet chess masters.

Ilya Rabinovich vs. Grygory Levenfish, Moskow, 1927. Black to move and win in 2.

Roll over to see the solution: 1... Nh4+ 2. Ke1 Nxf3#

FEN: rn2kb1r/ppp1pppp/8/8/4q3/3P1N1b/PPP1BPnP/RNBQ1K1R b kq - 0 1

About the players

Grigory LevenfishGrigory Levenfish (1889-1961) Polish born, Russian chess master. Recognized as an endgame specialist. Awarded as International Grandmaster by FIDE.


Ilya RabinovichIlya Rabinovich (1891-1942) Russian/Soviet chess master and chess writer.


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    LEON DASS A at

    1.Ng2-h4+
    2.Kf1-g1 Qe4-g4#

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