Exercise #24

tactics exercise 24
Black to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 24 solution

1… Bxg5! 2. Qxg5 Qc1+, followed by Qxg5

Note that after 1… Bxg5, white’s queen is in any case pinned to the white king. In other words, white will capture the queen one way or another.

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