Another immortal game

White to play
Vidmar vs Euwe

34. ?
See game for solution.
Difficulty Scale

As Troppodillians know my definition of an immortal game is one that involves some serious sacrificing and that the only pieces of the winners side that are left on the board have a role in the final checkmate. Click through at the top of the diagram to play the game and watch the puzzle be solved.

Also, in case people are interested, an annual event that’s been running for decades at Wijk aan Zee is on again and has the two top players in the world amongst others battling it out – Carlsen and Aronian. You can watch the games – live – here. They even have a computer to tell you how each player is going and what moves they should be making and anticipating.

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