09 March 2017

Oops

When I encountered this exercise at Chess.com's Tactics Trainer, I spent nearly a minute calculating the knight forks and threatened decoys and skewers in order to win the enemy queen. But, I overlooked a critical nuance.

White to move

Maybe you can do better.

2 comments:

  1. OK I got it. 1.Bb5+ Kd5 2.Bc6+ Ke5 with a nasty stalemate idea but then I spotted 3.Nd4!

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    1. I jumped right into the stalemate trap.

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