Originally posted by kbear1kuhm,I gave the solution.Mouse over the little icon at the bottom.
Great - now you have me looking for one of my copies of Walter Korn's "Brilliant Touch In Chess" - another of the Dover Classics reprinted. I must own all of their chess reprints! I think the position is in that book as well as in one of the Fred Feifeld "1001 Chess Combination" books. Needless to say white wins by taking advantage of black's back-rank weakn ...[text shortened]... olution years ago and saying - "wow" to myself - chess players are easily amused :>😉
Originally posted by tortenGood old Weaver Adams!
...that was probably never played
White to play wins
[fen]2r1r1k1/1p1q1ppp/3p1b2/p2P4/3Q4/5N2/PP2RPPP/4R1K1 w - - 0 18[/fen]
[hidden]from Adams-Torre,1920.White wins if he can force the black queen off the defense of e8.So 18.Qg4!,Qb5 19.Qc4!,Qd7 20.Qc7!,Qb5 21.a4,Qxa4 22.Re4,Qb5 23.Qxb7 1-0[/hidden]