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Problem No. 1848
(Koltanowski - Flohr, Antwerp 1932)
White to play and win
Problem No 1847: 1.Qg2 Rxd6 2.Qh3+ Kg8 3.Qh7+ Kf7 4.Bg6+ 1-0
George "Kolty" Koltanowski, the dean of US chess, died on 5 February at the age of 96. The legendary grandmaster's chess column appeared every day in The San Francisco Chronicle for 52 years without a break, a staggering 19,000 appearances - the longest running chess column in the history of the game. A strong international player in his youth, he retired from the world arena after representing USA at the Helsinki Olympiad in 1952. Born in Belgium, he was caught in Guatemala at the outbreak of WW2 and moved to USA towards the end of the war. His specialty was blindfold chess, establishing a record of 56 simultaneous games while blindfolded, winning 50 and drawing six. He is survived by his wife Leah, who he met on a blind date in New York in 1944.
Rubinstein - Koltanowski
King's Indian Defence
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