This is an interesting middlegame position from Aljechin-Ricondo, Santander, 1945. Black’s King is under serious threat. Can you figure out White’s deadly attack?


Aljechin – Ricondo

Result: 1-0
Site: Santander
Date: 1945
[…] 1.¤h6+ ¢h8
(1…gxh6 2.¥xf6 ¥e7 (2…¥g7 3.¥xd8)
(2…£d7 3.£g3+ ¥g7 (3…£g4 4.£xg4+ ¥g7 5.£xg7#) 4.£xg7#)
3.£g3+ ¢f8 4.£g7#)
2.¤xf7+ ¢g8 3.¤xd8