Calculation exercise #1

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chess calculation
White to move

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Solution

1.Nxd4
1.Nxd4

Comments:

  • Black can’t play 1.. Qxd4 else white has 2.Bb5+, a discovered attack on d4Q, followed by Qxd4.
  • 1.Qa4+ doesn’t work because black can block the check with 1… Nc6, saving the d4N at the same time.

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