Puzzle: too much to handle


Black to move…

This is a fragment from the game between Karl Burger and Pal Benkö (USA 1969). What is the best move for black?

The answer is extremely easy. Black has a mate threat. The only thing that is black stopping from giving mate is the queen on f1. If black can lure the queen away it is all over. White resigned after 27. … Ba6!

See the complete game…

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