Exercise #65

tactics exercise 65
White to play. What would you do?

Solution

tactics exercise 65 solution

1. Nd6! cxd6 2. Nxc6+ Kd7 3. Nxb8+ Kc7 4. Qxe6

The point of 1. Nd6 is that it threatens the discovered attack Nxc6+, followed by Nxb8+ and/or Qxe6.

Or

1. Nd6 Qxd6 2. Nf7+ followed by Nxd6

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