Exercise #168

tactics exercise 168
White to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 168s

1. Nc7+ Bxc7 2. Qc6+ Kxa7 3. Ra1+ Kb8 4. Ra8# (or Qa8#)

Note how white uses the tempo-move, Nc7+, to clear the way for the queen, Qc6+.

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