106 years ago ...

1/16/2013 – At the sight of Black's bishop pair firing at the white king position in the splendid game Aronian-Anand in Wijk aan Zee yesterday many kibitzers kept quoting the classic Rotlewi-Rubinstein, so here is a little reminiscence. A move of which piece quickly led to victory for the second player? A) Rc8 B) Rd8 C) Ng4 ChessBase Magazine, larger diagram and solution.
106 years ago ...

At the sight of Black's bishop pair firing at the white king position in the splendid game Aronian-Anand in Wijk aan Zee yesterday many kibitzers kept quoting the classic Rotlewi-Rubinstein, so here is a little reminiscence. In the diagram position (after 22.g3), a move of which piece quickly led to victory for the second player?

A) Rc8
B) Rd8
C) Ng4

Solution


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