Exercise #123

tactics exercise 123
Black to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 123 solution

1… Rxd1 2. Rxd2 Rxe1 wins a piece in the process.

The point is that 1… Rxd1 captures the defender of the f2-square and threatens Rf2#

Ie. 1… Rxd1 2. Rxd1? Rf2#

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