Marginal

9/23/2011 – Following the queen check on f7 Black had taken the bull by the horn with 23...Kh6 (diagram), putting the threats ...cxb2 and ...c4+ into the balance after the possible loss of the knight e7. How is the position to be assessed now? White ... A)... wins; B)... achieves perpetual check;  C)... is at a disadvantage. The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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Marginal

Following the queen check on f7 Black had taken the bull by the horn with 23...Kh6 (diagram), putting the threats ...cxb2 and ...c4+ into the balance after the possible loss of the knight e7. How is the position to be assessed now? White ...

A)... wins;
B)... achieves perpetual check; 
C)... is at a disadvantage.

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