Milan Vidmar vs. Max Euwe
Spectacular end game between the Sloven Milan Vidmar and the Dutch Max Euwe. Milan, with white, will sacrifice a piece winning the game in two. This happened at Carlsbad tournament, 1929. Try to find the solution to this puzzle.
6k1/5p2/1p5p/p4Np1/5q2/Q6P/PPr5/3R3K w - - 1 0
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1. Qf8+ Kxf8 2. Rd8#
About the playersMilan Vidmar (1885-1962) was a Slovene electrical engineer, chess Grandmaster, chess theorist philosopher and writter. Awarded as chess Grandmaster in 1950.
Max Euwe (1901-1981) was a Mathematician, professor and chess Grandmaster, one considered to be among the 15 strongest players of his time.