Paul Keres vs. Arturo Pomar Salamanca
A nice endgame between Estonian Paul Keres and Spanish chess player Arturo Pomar Salamanca. With a sacrifice, Paul Keres gained a strong strategical position and won in four. This happened in Madrid tournament, 1943.
7R/r1p1q1pp/3k4/1p1n1Q2/3N4/8/1PP2PPP/2B3K1 w - - 1 0
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1. Rd8+ Qxd8 2. Qe6+ Kc5 3. Nb3+ Kb4 4. Qe4#
About the players
Arturo Pomar Salamanca (1931-2016) was a Spanish chess player, the first one to be awarded with the title of grandmaster. He was national champion 7 times. Hailed as chess prodigy he was a disciple of World Champion Alexander Alekhine.
Paul Keres (1916-1975) was an Estonian chess writer and chess grandmaster, one of the strongest chess player between 1930 and 1960.