Here’s an interesting position from the game Stahlberg-Becker, Buenos Aires, 1964. The material balance is obvious, but the killer checkmate is not. So, how does White play this position for a win? Happy solving.


Stahlberg-Becker

Result: 1-0
Site: Buenos Aires
Date: 1964
[…] 1.£e1+ ¦xe1 (1…¦f2 2.£xf2#) 2.g3# (0:01:31) 1.