Exercise #162

tactics exercise 162
Black to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 162s

1… Nd3+, followed by Qxb2#

The point of 1… Nd3+ is to clear the diagonal for the g7-bishop to support Qxb2#

This example shows that the obstructing piece isn’t always an enemy piece, it could be your own piece too.

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