Nerves! Nerves! Nerves!
In the final match of Millionaire Chess III, GM Gawain Jones had a completely winning position. He was also well ahead on time. But when you are on the verge of winning a lot of money, weird things happen to players’ brains. In this case, not only Gawain did not win, he walked into a checkmate!
In the diagram above, it was Gawain’s turn to move. This is a pretty simple tactic to clinch the win. Can you spot it?
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