Exercise #44

tactics exercise 44
Black to play. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 44 solution

1… Rd1! reveals a discovered attack on the white queen AND at the same time threatens to checkmate with Rxe1#

This exercise shows again it is important to make as strong threat as possible with the piece that moves away (in this case the rook) to reveal the discovered attack (in this case the threat – Qxf3).

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