Exercise #122

tactics exercise 122
White to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 122 solution

1. Bxd6 Qxd6 2. Rxc5! wins the knight since the rook is indirectly defended by a discovered attack, ie. 2… Qxc5? 3. Bxf7+ followed by Qxc5

1. Bxd6 captures the defender of the c5-knight and combines the sequence with the idea of an discovered attack, Bxf7+.

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