Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Attacking chess tactic


White to move. Find the best continuation for White.

2r3k1/1p2Bp1p/4p1p1/1p2P3/p7/Pq2bP1P/3Q2P1/3R3K w - - 0 1

12 comments:

Kerry Liles said...

1. Qd8+ Rxd8
(or same continuation as move 3 if the R does not take the Q and 1...Kg7)

2. RxR+ Kg7
3. Bf8+ Kg8/h8
4. Bh6+ mate

Anonymous said...

1. Qd8+!,Rxd8 2. Rxd8+, Kg7 3. Bf8+, Kg/h8 4. Bh6++
Harry

Anand Gautam said...

Very easy!
1. Qd8+! Rxd8
2. Rxd8+ Kg7
3. Bf8+ Kg8/Kh8
4. Bh6+ checkmate!

And the transposed variation...
1. Qd8+! Kg7
2. Bf8+ Kg8/Kh8
3. Bh6+ Rxd8
4. Rxd8+ checkmate

James I. Hymas said...

1. Qd8+ R:d8
2. R:d8+ Kg7
3. Bf8+ Kg8/h8
4. Bh6#

Anonymous said...

It's the same basic idea as a very recent puzzle, and this time I saw it instantly. In both cases, it works because f6 is not accessible to the black king.

1- Qd8+ ; Rxd8 (Kg7 yields the same result)
2- Rxd8+ ; Kg7
3- Bf8+ ; Kg8 (or Kh8)
4- Bh6#

Bhavesh H Parekh Gondal said...

Qd8 Rd8 Bf8 & Bh6

Anonymous said...

Qd7

joko said...

1.Qd8+ Rxd8 2.Rxd8+ Kg7 3.Bf8+ Kg8 4.Bh6#

1.Qd8+ Kg7 2.Bf8+ Kg8 3.Bh6+ Rxd8 4.Rxd8#

Anonymous said...

1.Qd8+ Rxd8 2.Rxd8+ Kg7 3.Bf8+ Kg8 4.Bh6# selim tümer Turkiye

Oleg Mezjuev said...

1. Qd8+ Kg7 (1. ... Rxd8 2. Rxd8+ Kg7 3. Bf8+ Kg8 4. Bh6#) 2. Bf8+ Kg8 3. Bh6+ Rxd8 4. Rxd8#

mesilah said...

1. Qd8+ Rxd8
2. Rxd8+ Kg7
3. Bf8+ Kg8/h8
4. Bh6++

If 1. ...Kg7
then 2. Bf8+ and continuation as before.


Lucymarie said...

1. Qd8+ Rxd8 (1. .. Kg7 2. Bf8+ Kg8 3. Bh6+ Rxd8 4. Rxd8#) 2. Rxd8+ Kg7 3. Bf8+ Kg8 4. Bh6#