Exercise #132

tactics exercise 132
White to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 132 solution

1. Qxc8 Rxc8 2. Bb7! overloads the c8-Rook since white is threatening Bxc8 and it can’t defend against both Rxc1 AND Rd8#

Ie. 1. Qxc8 Rxc3 2. Bb7 Rb8 3. Rxc1 (winning the bishop) Rxb7? 4. Rc8#

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