Paul Vaitonis vs. Reuben Fine
The end game Paul Vaitonis and Reuben Fine , Stockholm 1937 ended in a victory for Fine who won in 3 moves.
Can you find the Fine’s solution?
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1... Re1 2. Rxe1 Rxe1 3. Qxe1 Qg2#
4r1k1/5bpp/2p5/3pr3/8/1B3pPq/PPR2P2/2R2QK1 b - - 0 1
About the players
Paul (Povilas) Vaitonis (1911-1983), Lithuanian-Canadian International Chess Master. He won five chess championships for Lithuania and two for Canada.
Reuben Fine (1914-1993) American chess Grandmaster and psychologist. Son of Jakob and Bertha Fine, two poor Jews, Reuben Fine began learning chess from an uncle at age of 8. He won 4 gold medals in 3 chess Olympiads. His books on openings, middlegames and endgames are still popular today.