Exercise #54

tactics exercise 54
Black to play. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 54 solution

1… Rxd2+ 2. Bxd2 f3+, followed by Qxe5

The point of 1… Rxd2+ is to remove the 2 defenders (knight and bishop) of the white queen, else 1… f3+ 2. Nxf3 achieves nothing (the knight and bishop defends the white queen)

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