Exercise #174

tactics exercise 174
White to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 174s

1. Nxd5 Bxd5 2. Rxd5 Qxd5 3. Ng5! Qf5 4. Be4 traps the black queen

Note how white uses a couple of exchanges to clear the diagonal for his g2-bishop, which eventually allows a discovered attack to win the material.

Tough one.

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