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National Master Michael Chen wins 2014 West Michigan Cup
 
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 Solution

Black to Play
Solution:
Near the end of a game full of squirming by White, Black overlooked the stunning defense of his kingside 37... Re7!  White must lose his rook or be mated on h1.  Eugene Brumley – Ratko Bojanovic, Bitter End Match, March 2009.   [Contributed by Eugene Brumley]