Exercise #28

tactics exercise 28
Black to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 28 solution

1… Bc6!

Black uses a pin, Bc6, to draw the white queen to c6. On c6 the white queen will be undefended–which makes the skewer by black’s queen, 2… Qh1+, effective.

1… Bc6! 2.Qxc6 Qh1+, followed by Qxc6.

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