Rich As A King

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Tricky Chess Tactic



Black just played 39...Qa6. How can White get out of the mate threat?

7 comments:

Pranav Dandekar said...

1. Qxh6+! Kg8

(1...Bxh6 2. Nf6+ Kh8 3. Rg8#)

2. Nf6+ Kf8
3. Qh8+! Bxh8
4. Rg8+ Ke7
5. Re8#

Anonymous said...

QH6+

Renato Salazar said...

Qxh6! If Bxh6, then Nf6+ Kh8 Rg8#. If Kg8 Nf6+ Kf8 Qh8+ Bxh8 Rg8+ Ke7 Re8#

Anonymous said...


1. Qxh6+ Kg8 (1... Bxh6 2. Nf6+ Kh8 3. Rg8#) 2. Nf6+ Kf8 3. Qh8+ Bxh8 4. Rg8+
Ke7 5. Re8# *

Oleg Mezjuev said...

1. Qxh6+ Kg8 (1. ... Bxh6 2. Nf6+ Kh8 3. Rg8#) 2. Qxg7+ Kxg7 3. Nf6+ Bg4 4. Rxg4+ Kf8 (4. ... Kh8 5. Rg8#) 5. Rg8+ Ke7 6. Re8#

Oleg Mezjuev said...

Sorry, just saw an escape for black king to h6 after 2. Qxg7+ Kxg7 3. Nf6+ Kh6...

So the correct line would be:

1. Qxh6+ Kg8 (1. ... Bxh6 2. Nf6+ Kh8 3. Rg8#) 2. Nf6+ Kf8 3. Qh8+ Bxh8 (3. ... Ke7 Qe8#) 4. Rg8+ Ke7 5. Re8#

Anonymous said...

Qe4+ to get a break. Then attack black Q and T