The Platov brothers capture a Queen (+ Video)
Platov's study. White to move.

The Platov brothers capture a Queen (+ Video)

FM michechess89

Hello everyone. As part of my preparation for next tournaments, I found this study; it was created by the Platov brothers (Vasily and Mikhail) and published in 1909. I encourage you to try to resolve it, focus for some minutes, think, and then check the solution. Let me know in the comments section if you could solve it (by yourself).


White to move

It’s all explained in this video

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And here it is on the board.


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