Exercise #38

tactics exercise 38
Black to move. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 38 solution

1… Rxe5+

Here’s the variations that prove the point:

  • 1… Rxe5+ 2. Qxe5 Re1+, followed by Rxe5.
  • 1… Rxe5+ 2. Kf3 (or Kd3) Rc3+ gets the queen in anycase
  • 1… Rxe5+ 2. Kf2 Be1+ gets the queen too.

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