Exercise #63

tactics exercise 63
Black to play. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 63 solution

1… Qg6+ 2.Kf1 (or Kh1) Ng3+, followed by Qxd3

Note that Ng3+ also covers the e2-square, preventing the king to go to e2 and defend the queen.

Or

1… Qg6+ 2. Kh3 Nf2+3. Kh4 Qg5#

The point os 1… Qg6+ is to force the white king to a more vulnerable square.

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