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By Phil Smith   
May 17, 2007

Puzzle:

 

2003 U.S. Championship

 

White to Move


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Solution:

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56.Qf6! A nice simplifying combination after which Shabalov soon won the game, and clear first in the 2003 U.S. Championship. One sample line is Rxf6 57. exf6 Be6 58. c6 g5 59. fxg5  f4 60. g6 fg3 61.f7
 
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