Exercise #177

White to move. What would you do?

Solution

1.Rxd5 Rxd5 2.Bxe6+, followed by Bxd5

1.Rxd5 exd5 2.Bxd7

1.Rxd5 attracts the black rook to the d5 square, where is will become a target in the fork created by white’s bishop.

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