In the game Klaman – Kholmov, 1949 play continued 62. Rb7 Rf6! and Black (eventually but reasonably comfortably) drew the game. Can you find the win? (Answer below)









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62. Rb1! (or Rb2/Rb3) Kh6 63. Rb7! Rh8 64. Kg4 Rg8+ 65. Kh4 Rg7 (…Rh8 66. Rd7 or any other waiting move …Ranywhere 67. Rh7#) 66. Rb6+ wins the Rook and mate soon follows.

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