Vassily Ivanchuk vs. Josif Dorfman

Vassily Ivanchuk vs Josif Dorfman, Cap d’Agde, 1998.

White mates in 3.

Roll over to see the solution: 1.Qd6+ Re7 2.Qd8+ Re8 3.e7#

FEN: 4rk2/p5p1/1p2P2N/7R/nP5P/5PQ1/b6K/q7 w - - 0 1

About the players

Josif Dorfman (1952-) is a Soviet-French chess Grandmaster with a peak rating of 2617. He coached Garry Kasparov and wrote two books on chess.


Vassily IvanchukVassily Ivanchuk (1969-), is an Ukrainian chess Grandmaster and World Rapid Chess Champion with a peak rating of 2787. In 2016 he won the title by defeating Magnus Carlsen.

4 Responses

  1. YOGI
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    1. Qg3-d6 Re8-e7
    2. Rh5-f5 Qa1-f6
    3. Rf5xf6 g7xf6
    4. Qd6-b8 Re7-e8
    5. Qb8-d6 Re8-e7
    6. Nh6-f5 Ba2-d5
    7. Qd6xe7 Kf8-g8
    8. Qe7-g7

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  2. YOGI
    YOGI at

    1. Qg3-d6 Re8-e7
    2. Rh5-f5 Qa1-f6
    3. Rf5xf6 g7xf6
    4. Nh6-f5 Kf8-g8
    5. Qd6xe7 Ba2-d5
    6. Qe7-g7

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  3. Reign
    Reign at

    1. Q3g-d6 Re8-e7
    2. Qd6-d8 Re7-e8
    3. Rh5-f5 Qa1-f6
    4. Rf5*f6 g7*f6
    5 Qd8-f6

    That’s what we call a checkmate boys…5 moves ahead always

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  4. Santosh Gulivindala
    Santosh Gulivindala at

    1. Qg3-d6 Re8-e7
    2. Qd6-d8 Re7-e8
    3. e6-e7 checkmate in 3 moves

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