Exercise #32

tactics exercise 32
Black to move. What will you do? Keep in mind that white is threatening to capture the rook on b6.

Solution

tactics exercise 32 solution

1… Rb4 skewers the white queen to the bishop on f4.

Since black already attacks the bishop once (with his queen), white won’t be able to defend it sufficiently.

ie. 1… Rb4 2. Qe3 Rxf4 (and black queen defends the rook).

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