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Questions related to the Soviet-born Hungarian chess grandmaster Andor Lilienthal (1911 – 2010). He belonged to the original group of grandmasters awarded the title by FIDE in 1950.

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Why did Lilienthal resign after (37. Rc1) in Lilienthal vs Botvinnik (USSR Championship, 1945)?

It seems like Lilienthal's 37. Rc1 prevents black from placing his Rook on Rb1 and give chessmate helped by the black Nc3 What is the obvious way to chessmate for black here? Game: Andre Lilienthal ...
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